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This little piggy went dancing
This little piggy stayed home
This little piggy had porridge
This little piggy had none
And this little piggy went hop, hop, hop, all the way home.
The little pigs we know so well from the familiar nursery rhyme now do all sorts of unexpected things - and the ones who stay home or have none are not forlorn or missing out! Keep your eye on you
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Hardcover, 24 pages
Published November 1st 2014 by Allen & Unwin (first published January 1st 2013)
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Samuel Tyler
Mar 11, 2015 Samuel Tyler rated it liked it
There are classics of the nursery rhyme oeuvre and This Little Piggy is certainly one of them. Who doesn’t remember someone ticking of each of their fingers or toes as they explained the whereabouts of our porcine pals, only to be tickled at the end? However, this is 2014 and there must be a way to improve the rhyme; perhaps the pigs are eating something different or like a different activity? Or perhaps we should just leave well alone?

‘This Little Piggy Went Dancing’ recreates the classic rhym
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Athena
Aug 23, 2015 Athena rated it really liked it
It's fun to make all the little piggies with food share with all the little piggies who lose their food to that silly mouse. Also it's fun to touch your toes and call them piggies.
Nella
Nov 23, 2013 Nella rated it really liked it
A delightful version of the traditional rhyme. These pigs are very active and busy - all except pig number four who always "has none".
Gayatri
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What a cute expansion of the rhyme. After reading this all the piggies will go wee wee wee all the way home.
Elizabeth
Apr 02, 2015 Elizabeth rated it really liked it
Cute expansion on the theme. Not certain how WELL it would go in Story time, but we'll give it a try.
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Cute take on the nursery rhyme. Good movement words.
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LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!
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A new take on the rhyme "This Little Piggy Went to Market".
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Repetitive. Cute illustrations
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Delightful spin on the old rhyme. I can see kids getting up and doing the last piggy's movements!
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Margaret Wild has written more than seventy books and has been published around the world. Her numerous awards and distinctions include the Children’s Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Award for Jenny Angel, illustrated by Anne Spudvilas; The Very Best of Friends, illustrated by Julie Vivas; and Fox, illustrated by Ron Brooks. In 2008 she received the Nan Chauncy Award for an ...more
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