As always, the Watsons’ enthusiasm for their porcine marvel is both hysterical and heartwarming. There is something reassuring about the way they regard Mercy: She is beautiful. She is wonderful. She is adored. Which actually sums up the way I feel about Kate DiCamillo’s series.
Kate DiCamillo’s porcine heroine returns…once again all’s well that ends with buttered toast.
The humorous tone and simple sentences will appeal to young readers, as will Chris Van Dusen’s energetic gouache paintings.
How can you go wrong with a pig in a pink tutu and tiara?
—San Francisco Chronicle
There’s a lot of silly fun in store for readers.
Learning-to-read kids will appreciate Chris Van Dusen’s dynamic illustrations that are interspersed throughout the text.
The brilliantly colored illustrations by Chris Van Dusen pack a comical punch.
The hilarious colored paintings, packed with action and emotion, add momentum to the pandemonium in this perfect beginning chapter book for second-graders.
An irresistible reading romp with lightning-fast action and sparkling slapstick illustrations.