Amanda Pig and the Really Hot Day

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Dial Books for Young Readers, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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Amanda Pig and her family and friends try to find different ways to beat the heat.

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Review: Amanda Pig and the Really Hot Day (Amanda Pig)

User Review  - Kristine Pratt - Goodreads

You're going to want lemonade on hand when you read this book. The themes are repetitive but the stories are cute. A nice book for summer reading. Read full review

Review: Amanda Pig and the Really Hot Day (Amanda Pig)

User Review  - Mckinley - Goodreads

What to do on a very hot summer day. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Jean Van Leeuwen was born in 1937 and grew up in the town of Rutherford, New Jersey. After high school she attended Syracuse University, where she majored in journalism, thinking she would like to work on a magazine. Van leeuwen did work for a magazine briefly, then drifted into book publishing, where she found herself in the world of children┐s books, as an editor. She decided to try her hand at writing children's books and so took a writing class.Eventually, her first book, Timothy's Flower, was published. Since then, Van Leeuwen has written more than forty books. In her spare time she teaches a Writers' Workshop for adults and visit schools to talk about books. She also volunteers in a first-grade classroom, where she helps children with their writing. Van Leeuwen has written books that have won a wide array of honors, including the William Allen White Award, the South Carolina Children┐s Book Award, and the Booklist Editors┐ Choices.

Jean Van Leeuwen lives in Westchester, New York.

Ann Schweninger lives in Ancram, New York.

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