Author: Laura Numeroff
Illustrator: Felicia Bond
For Ages: 2-5
Where to Get it: We got this book as a gift, but I found it available to purchase online at Chapters and Amazon
My daughter just got this book at her fourth birthday party a couple of weeks ago, and we’ve read it a dozen times already! It’s a quick read, in fact, I think it would be appropriate for “early readers” so I’ll be adding it to the list of books to read with her when she reaches that stage. The art-work is amazing and there’s even a hide-and-seek page in the middle of the book, where you have to find Pig’s friends who are hiding on the pages. Too cute! This author has also written several similar themed books, such as If You Give a Pig a Pancake, If You Give a Mouse a
Cookie and If You Give a Dog a Donut. A Spanish edition of this book is also available.
When I first asked my four year-old what her favorite part of this book was, she immediately flipped to the hide-and-seek page. She also said that she liked the part where Pig and her friends go on the roller coaster at the street fair.
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Jennifer has lived in Kamloops for 20 years and is proud to call it home! She has developed many great friends and connections in the community throughout that time and is passionate about bringing families together in the community and providing resources to them! She is currently a full-time mom to Hayley and Megan. In September, she will return to her full-time job as well! In her (not so) spare time, she likes to hang out with friends and family, go boating, and occasionally do some scrapbooking and writing!