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A Piglet Named Mercy

Written by Kate DiCamillo & illustrated by Chris Van Dusen
Published by Candlewick Press
4.75 / 7.0
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Mr. Watson and Mrs. Watson live ordinary lives. Sometimes their lives feel a bit too ordinary. Sometimes they wish something different would happen. And one day it does, when someone unpredictable finds her way to their front door. In a delightful origin story for the star of the Mercy Watson series, a tiny piglet brings love (and chaos) to Deckawoo Drive—and the Watsons’ lives will never be the same.

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Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
4.75 / 7.0

Sweet and simple! This is a fun little origin story for the Mercy Watson series, but you don’t need to know anything about the Mercy Watson books for this one to be enjoyable on its own. It will have your kids wishing so hard that a piglet would turn up at their door!

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Who Wrote A Piglet Named Mercy

Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo is the celebrated author of many books for children, including Flora & Ulysses and The Tale of Despereaux, both of which received Newbery Medals. A former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, she lives in Minneapolis

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Who Illustrated A Piglet Named Mercy

Chris Van Dusen
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