Day by Day

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Random House Children's Books, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
11 Reviews
Susan Gal offers a heartwarming tale of old-fashioned goodness. The industrious pigs ofDay by Daybuild a home, plant a garden, help their neighbors, and then gather in a harvest grown with hard work and kindness. 

The language is sweet and simple:Day by day, the seasons turn. Shoulder to shoulder, pigs gather the harvest. Hand in hand, pigs give thanks, then cheek to cheek, they dance.The artwork is bright and full of the merry antics of a
happy family and a tight-knit community.  And these pigs are flat out adorable!
This delightful story celebrates family and community, caring and sharing.
  

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User Review  - Jim Erekson - Goodreads

Susan Gal offered up some interesting ideas at the beginning, but chose not to follow those threads. First, she has a whole 1930s moving West theme, which harks to Steinbeck--very ambitious. Second ... Read full review

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User Review  - Danielle - Goodreads

The pictures are dark (in color) and I would not choose this book for a normal storytime but I think it would be a good addition to a Thanksgiving or harvest storytime. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

SUSAN GAL began her illustration career as a poster and calendar artist. She then worked as an "actor with a pencil" for Disney Animation before returning to her native California to create fun and whimsical illustrations. You can read more about Susan at GalGirlStudio.com.

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