Dumpy La Rue
Everyone told Dumpy La Rue that pigs don't dance. But Dumpy knew better. He closed his eyes and twirled to the tune inside his head. The whole barnyard gathered around, and soon hooves were stomping, wings were flapping, and feet were stamping out a beat.
Elizabeth Winthrop's romping, rhyming story and Betsy Lewin's exuberant illustrations will have readers tapping their toes, jumping for joy, and dancing a jig with this passionate pig.
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DUMPY LA RUEUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A barrel-shaped Baryshnikov soars over his assigned role in life in this breezy toe-tapper from a pair of picture-book veterans. His parents may assert that pigs don't dance, his sister may sniff ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - allawishus - LibraryThing
Dumpy La Rue wants to dance! And he does, despite protestations from his family and barnyard friends. I liked Dumpy's spirit, but found the sometimes rhyming/sometimes not rhyming text to be an uneven read aloud. Read full review