The Book Hog
The Book Hog
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The Book Hog

Written and illustrated by Greg Pizzoli
Published by Disney-Hyperion
Prices as of Jul 23

What's The Book Hog About

Publisher Summary

The Book Hog loves books-the way they look, the way they feel, the way they smell-and he’ll grab whatever he can find. There’s only one problem: he can’t read! But when a kind librarian invites him to join for storytime, this literature-loving pig discovers the treasure that books really are. Geisel Medalist Greg Pizzoli presents a new character who is sure to steal your heart in this picturebook full of humorous charm and vivid illustrations.

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What Should I Know As a Parent

Families are unique and have different expectations for the books they choose to read. The following are concepts included in this book that some parents may wish to seek out or avoid.

Note that this list is not exhaustive and there may be concepts in this book that are not included or have been insufficiently or incorrectly detailed here.

    Potty Humor

    In one image the main character is looking at a book while sitting on a toilet.

What Questions Should I Ask My Child

  • The Book Hog loved books even before he could read them. He loved the way they looked and smelled. What are some of your favorite things about books?
  • The Book Hog was a little surprised by the librarian's offer to read books together. He brought her a lot of books to read, and learned to enjoy the stories inside. Why do you love to read books, either alone or with others?


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Book Details

Publication Date
March 26, 2019
Reading Age
2 - 5 years

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