Little Pig is back in Little Pig Saves the Ship! When the sea-faring pigs go a-sailing! Intrepid Little Pig — still the littlest pig in the family — is too little to go to summer camp with his older brothers and sisters. He is left behind with Grandpa and Poppy. Little Pig and Poppy make and sail a toy ship all week, but on Saturday a gusty wind takes the ship into the current, and Little Pig has to use his newfound knot-tying skills to save the day.
A sweetly told intergenerational story about how even the littlest can make a big difference.
It’s hard to be the littlest, but when Little Pig’s siblings all go off to sailing camp and he feels like he’s missing out, his oldest brother and his grandpa do a great job of making sure Little Pig gets to be a little involved too. I appreciated the sweet and strong family relationships, the quality time they spend together and the realization Little Pig has that even though he’s little, he still has something to contribute. The illustrations are sweet as well!
David Hyde Costello has worked as a scenic designer for motion pictures and the stage. He is the author/illustrator of Here They Come! (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) and I Can Help (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), and Little Pig Joins the Band. He is also the illustrator of the Ezra Jack Keats Honor Book, A Crow of His Own. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.