On Our Shelves Now
Who doesn't love unlikely animals friendships! This adorable story is now in Step into Reading, the premier early reader line.
Pig lives on a farm with lots of other animals. All the animals have friends, but Pig does not. One day a new animal comes to the farm. Pug has a curly tail like Pig. Pug plays in the mud like Pig. Pug even snorts like Pig. Pug is not a pig, but maybe, just maybe, Pig and Pug can be friends!
Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words. Rhymes and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story. For children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading.
About the Author
Laura Marchesani is an editor at Grosset & Dunlap. She and Zenaides Medina own an adorable pug puppy, the very inspiration for this book.
Jarvis lives in Manchester, UK. He has had a slew of careers, from bingo caller to animation director. Now he loves being a children's book illustrator and creating characters that look alive, handmade, and funny.