Aunt Pitty Patty's Piggy

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Scholastic Canada, Limited, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Once upon a time, Aunt Pitty Patty took her little niece Nelly to the market, and there they bought a piggy. This fresh, rhythmic version of "The Old Woman and Her Pig" begs to be read aloud again and again!

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

When Aunt Pitty Patty takes her young niece Nelly to the market, they come home with a "fine fat piggy." But though they coax, and though they push, that stubborn little piggy refuses to go through ... Read full review

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User Review  - SweetBeeBecky - LibraryThing

This folk tale tells the story of Aunt Pitty Patty and her niece Nellie, who go to the store and buy a pig, but when they bring it home, they cannot coax the pig through the gate and into their yard ... Read full review

About the author (1999)

In addition to writing many books for children, Jim Aylesworth's proudest accomplishment was being a first-grade teacher for twenty-five years. Several of his most popular stories appear in "Jim Aylesworth's Book of Bedtime Stories, " and he is also the author of "Through the Night" and "The Full Belly Bowl." Mr. Aylesworth lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Children's book author and illustrator Barbara McClintock was born in Clinton, New Jersey on May 6, 1955. She attended Jamestown College in North Dakota before moving to New York City on the recommendation of Maurice Sendak, whom she called to ask advice about how to become a children's book illustrator. She briefly studied at The Art Students League of New York. Before meeting Jim Henson and illustrating books for his television series Fraggle Rock, she designed characters for television commercials for an animation studio and illustrated textbooks. Her first book, The Heartaches of a French Cat, won the New York Times Best Books Award. She won this award three more times as well as a Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor award for Dahlia. Her other works include Animal Fables from Aesop, The Fantastic Drawings of Danielle, The Gingerbread Man, Adele and Simon, Mary and the Mouse, the Mouse and Mary, and The Battle of Luke and Longnose.

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