Piggybook (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Piggybook (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

by Anthony Browne

Hardcover(Library Binding - THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY)

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Overview

When Mrs. Piggott unexpectedly leaves one day, her demanding family begins to realize just how much she did for them.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780833560971
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication date: 09/28/1990
Edition description: THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 408,855
Product dimensions: 8.19(w) x 9.81(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: AD450L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Anthony Browne is rightly regarded as one of the world's leading picturebook creators.  He lives in England with his wife and two children.  He has won awards in many countries, including the Kate Greenaway Medal of England for GORILLA and ZOO,  and the Kurt Maschler Award of Germany for GORILLA.  His inspiration for GORILLA came from a combination of things — a greeting card he'd designed of a huge macho gorilla holding a teddy bear, a very lonely boy he knew whose father lived in New Zealand, his own fascination with gorillas.  The behavior of a real family provided the idea for PIGGYBOOK (not his own, however!)  When the book was completed, he presented the family with a copy, without comment.  But they didn't see any relevance to themselves!  

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