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These Little Piggies Go to the Beach

Written by Amy E. Sklansky & illustrated by Christine Davenier
Published by MoonDance Press
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From New York Times bestselling illustrator Christine Davenier and bestselling author Amy E. Sklansky comes this utterly charming, silly, and irresistible read-aloud that sends the little piggies from everyone’s favorite nursery rhyme off to the beach. Following the rhythm and rhyme scheme of the original (This little piggy went to market..), young children get to follow along as the five piggies pack the car, arrive at the beach, build a sand castle, swim and explore, and play with a beach ball. It’s the perfect read-aloud for young children and their adults, providing lots to look at, loads of fun action, and a perfect ending to a perfect day at the beach.

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Who Wrote These Little Piggies Go to the Beach

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Amy E. Sklansky

Amy E. Sklansky worked as an editor at HarperCollins Children’s Books and Studio Goodwin Sturges before launching her writing career. Her bestselling titles include The Duck Who Played the Kazoo (Clarion Books), My Daddy and Me (Cartwheel Books), and several others. She lives with her husband and two children in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Who Illustrated These Little Piggies Go to the Beach

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Christine Davenier

As a young girl growing up in Tours, France, Christine Davenier loved listening to her older sister read fairy tales aloud. But she frequently found herself wondering, What does the princess’s beautiful dress look like? or How exquisite are her jewels? Christine was left to her own imagination, for the books had few illustrations. So it comes as little surprise that today, Christine embraces her career as an illustrator. “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to create the illustrations I dreamed about seeing as a child,” she says. When Christine was fourteen, she received her first box of watercolor paints, a gift from her grandmother. That was the beginning of many afternoons spent painting together in her grandmother’s garden. “My grandmother was an extraordinary woman,” Christine says. “Even though she worked in an office all her life, she was an artist through and through. She shared everything she knew about color—in painting and in life. Her wisdom and talent still inspire me today.” She has illustrated many picture books, including The Other Dog by Madeline L’Engle and The Very Fairy Princess series by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton. Christine lives in Paris, France.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781633223806
Publication Date:
March 6, 2018
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1633223809
Lexile:
AD240L

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