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A Garden for Pig

3.8 of 5 stars 3.80  ·  rating details  ·  30 ratings  ·  12 reviews
Its not that Pig doesnt like apples. After all, he lives on an apple farm. Its just that Pig is tired of nothing but apples. Apples for breakfast. Apples for lunch. Apples for dinner. Pig wants something more. Something different...Vegetables, maybe?
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Kane/Miller Book Publishers
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Loren
This story is incredibly cute. Pig is a persistent little bugger and mischievous—but he is sooo cute!—and will not take no for an answer; he wants a garden so he finds a way to have a garden. Pig learns, along with children, how to grow a garden; they learn the steps to take in order to grow a garden.

The illustrations are fun and the trees are probably my favorite part. If you pay close attention to them, you will learn many a things. But the best part for me, was Pig’s reaction when he realize
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Tasha
Pig lives on an apple farm where they grow lots and lots of apples. And what does Pig get to eat? Apples, apples, and more apples. Mrs. Pippins owns the farm and she makes all sorts of apple dishes for pig to eat, but he is sick of apples all the time. What he really wants to eat are vegetables! So Pig breaks into the vegetable patch and begins gulping down squash, seeds and all. When Mrs. Pippin finds him in the garden, she is not happy. She ties Pig up. When she catches him trying to break the ...more
Monique
A Garden for Pig by Kathryn K Thurman and illustrated by Lindsay Ward is a really cute children's book about a pig. Who gardens!

Pig lives on an apple farms so he eats LOTS of apples. A whole lot of apples, actually. And while pig really does get a variety of apples to eat – he gets tired of eating apples all day long. He's so tired of apples that he's interested in trying other vegetables. He really just might boycott apples. But, he's gotta eat. So he has a plan to get to the vegetables in the
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Jackie
A little imagination goes a long way...Pig lives on Mrs. Pippin's apple farm. He eats apples every day. But, he is sick of it and apples! He stares longingly and lovingly at the vegetables in the garden. Oh!...how he longs for some tasty potatoes, or yummy onions, or crunchy lettuce, or exciting squash. Ok, you get the idea. He creeps up to the garden fence and crash!...Pig goes tumbling in. The squash is delicious!

Mrs. Pippins is not happy. When pig is tied up and the rain comes, the ground is
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Melanie
Pig lives on an apple farm with Mrs. Pippins. All he ever gets to eat are apples and he's tired of apples! So one day he sneaks into the vegetable garden and eats some yummy squash. Well, he gets caught and Mrs. Pippins ties him down in his pen. And he's back to only eating apples. After awhile, he poops out squash seeds. Pig waits patiently and eventually he is rewarded with his own garden of squash.

This book has the unpolished look and feel of a self-published title. The illustrations are crea
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Erin
This is a brilliant and ultimately hilarious and sweet story that kids will love! The illustrations are delightful with cute little labels and messages - using mixed media. The apple trees all have apple based recipes on them. Pig is sick of apples and pig is patient. Pig is an organic farmer. I won't give it away, but it's a very clever story. And it has excellent info in the back about organic farming - from using natural ways to keep pests and weeds away to making your own compost bin.
Christine Turner
It's not that Pig doesn't like apples. After all, he lives on an apple farm. It's just that Pig is tired of nothing but apples. Apples for breakfast. Apples for lunch. Apples for dinner. Pig wants something more. Something different. Vegetables? Sometimes dreams really do come true, but not always in the ways you might expect.

Subjects

Swine -- Juvenile fiction

Gardening -- Juvenile fiction.

Swine -- Fiction.

Gardening -- Fiction
Jen
This is a cute story of a little pig who was sick, sick, sick of the apples he was getting fed by Mrs. Pippins. When he saw a garden, he just HAD to go in and check it out! Oh what fun to eat something different! Pig then decides he wants his own garden and the way he gets it is definitely unique.

I really liked the illustrations in this book. They were very nice!
Michelle
I adore this book. I read it in story time and none of the kids understood the poo humor. I'm ready to take this as a personal mission to let the world know that poo is indeed appropriate story time subject material. I love the illustrations as well. Great book!

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Donalyn
Pig lives on an apple farm, and he is sick of eating apples. He breaks into the farmer's vegetable garden, and finds a unique answer to his problem. A great early book about organic gardening, with tips in the back for children who want to start gardens of their own.
Molly
Nice choice for garden themed storytime, or one on one reading. One review mentioned the 'squirm' factor of how pig 'delivers' the seeds, but my son didn't even register what had happened until I pointed it out, and he was unfazed.
Jessica
Very cute. My favorite part is where poops out the squash seeds.
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