Some Pig!: A Charlotte's Web Picture Book (Charlotte's Web)
by Maggie Kneen
Fern loved Wilbur more than anything, and Wilbur loved her too. . . . "Some Pig " introduces a new generation to Wilbur, the most lovable pig in children's literature. E. B. White's masterful text from the classic "Charlotte's Web," combined with artist Maggie Kneen's finely detailed work, brings to life the enchanting friendship between Fern and Wilbur. This charming pict...more
Library Binding, 32 pages
Published by HarperCollins Publishers
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May 28, 2009 ☆Brittany☆ rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
I wish I knew this book existed before I checked out the original Charlotte's Web. My 3 yr old could *not* sit through the original book & I knew he was a bit young for it but I hoped for the best. I really wanted to read it to him since I remembered liking the book & I didn't want to wait until he was 6 or older to *finally* be able to read it to him so I checked it out & what a mistake. He was not interested in the original book at all & after a few chapters of yelling at him t...more
It looks like they are doing to "Charlotte's Web" exactly what they did with the "Little House" series: breaking out each chapter of the original books into a picture-heavy, simple-sentence book that young toddlers can enjoy, and parents don't have to wait until the kids are older to share their favorite childhood books with them. I found this first book in what I assume will be a series faithful to the original, and simple enough for my 2 1/2 year olds to enjoy. And given how many times they as...more
Was hoping for a short introduction to Charlotte's Web for my little ones, and it was a nice story with lovely pictures until I ended abruptly and awkwardly. I actually wondered if I was missing some pages because it was such a strange ending, and I do not plan to read it again.
Sep 06, 2010 Ruth Ann rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Utilizing much of E.B. White's original language, this picture book tells the story of Fern raising Wilbur as a piglet until being sold to her Uncle. The story ends before the reader meets Charolette, the spider, but the tale of a young girl and her pet pig is very satisfying even without knowing the rest of the story.
Maggie Kneen is a full-time illustrator whose distinctive artwork has graced many children’s books. Her patterns can also be seen on Wedgewood china. She lives in Cheshire, England.More about Maggie Kneen...