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Piggybook

Written by Anthony Browne
Published by Dragonfly Books
Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
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Target Age
32
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What's Piggybook About

Publisher Summary

Illus. in full color. “Mr. Piggott and his sons are a male chauvinist lot who, outside of yelling for their dinner, don’t exercise themselves much around the house. When Mrs. Piggott finally tires of the endless chores that sandwich her workday, she leaves the menfolk on their own, with a note saying, ‘You are pigs.’ With the cooking and housework untended, they soon turn genuinely porcine, a transformation Browne foreshadows with pig faces on the wallpaper, vases, fireplace, phone. As in most of Browne’s art, there is more than a touch of irony and visual humor here. Fun to read aloud.”—Bulletin, Center for Children’s Books.

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Themes:
Feminism

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
067980837X
ISBN 13:
9780679808374
Publication Date:
September 26, 1990