Amanda Pig on Her Own

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Dial Books for Young Readers, 1991 - Pigs - 48 pages
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When her brother goes off to school, Amanda finds new things to do, including ballet dancing, cleaning her room, and making a very sad, mad day go away, with the help of hugs from Mother Pig.

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User Review  - CAL7014 - LibraryThing

This book is about Amanda the pig and her adventures. Ther are four "chapters". The first chapter, "Without Oliver" is about how she is too young to go to school and what she does during the day with ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Little Amanda, left behind when her older brother starts school, experiences the joys of doing special things with Mother and also learns that she can be her own best friend. Graceful, natural ... Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Jean Van Leeuwen was born in Rutherford, New Jersey on December 26, 1937. She received a bachelor's degree in journalism from Syracuse University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked in the children's book department of a publisher. She is the author of more than 50 books including Timothy's Flower, Bound for Oregon, and the Oliver and Amanda series.

Author and illustrator of children's books Ann Schweninger was born in 1951, in Boulder, Colorado. She attended the University of Colorado, 1969-72 and the California Institute of the Arts where she received a B.F. A. in 1975. Ann received a Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor Book from the American Library Association in 2006, for Amanda Pig and the Really Hot Day, by Jean Van Leeuwen.

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