Little Oink

Little Oink has a problem: because he’s a pig, his parents won’t let him stay clean. Instead he has to mess up his room, throw his towel on the floor, and wear dirty clothes. His reward? He gets to scrub his treehouse. Maybe because James is dying for a treehouse, he loves this book even more than its (almost) equally clever companions, Little Hoot and Little Pea, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Jen Corace, though James is clearly bothered when Little Oink drags mud into the house ON PURPOSE. Giggle factor: adults high, child low (unless your child is less bothered by the idea of messing up a house than mine). Adult enjoyment: likely. Illustrations: five jelly jars.

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~ by kaychubbuck on May 28, 2010.

5 Responses to “Little Oink”

  1. You can watch an animated video of this book on Amazon, or download a Q&A with the author:
    http://www.amazon.com/Little-Oink-Amy-Krouse-Rosenthal/dp/0811866556
    Enjoy!

  2. […] By the same author and illustrator as Little Oink, Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Jen Corace‘s Little Hoot follows a similar formula […]

  3. […] By Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Jen Corace – the same creators as Little Hoot and Little Oink – Little Pea chronicles the typical toddler dinnertime battle, but with a twist. […]

  4. […] By Amy Krouse Rosenthal — the same author as Little Hoot, Little Oink, and Little Pea — Duck! Rabbit! is an interactive adventure cum optical illusion cum knock joke […]

  5. […] Although this book is by the same illustrator as Little Pea, Little Hoot, and Little Oink, don’t expect Jen Corace and Cynthia Rylant’s version of Hansel and Gretel to carry the same whimsy […]

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