Groundhog Gets a Say
There's so much more to being a groundhog than just putting on a show once a year, and Groundhog has decided it's time to tell the world the Hog truth. With the help of a few of his fans, Groundhog is ready to tell everything about himself, from how loud he can whistle (loud), to how fast he can run (not fast), to how many things he uses his teeth for (a lot). Groundhog...more
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In this story, the unnamed groundhog emerges from his hole on February 3rd only to wonder where everybody went. He bemoans the fact that he is only famous one day each year, then is forced to list all his merits after the other animals balk.
Turns out, groundhogs, whistle pigs, or woodchucks - ...more
This book has a lot of facts about groundhogs, and I suppose they are told in an entertaining manner. ...more
The book "Groundhog Gets A Say" by Pamela Curtis Swallow and illustrated by Denise Brunkus is about a very informative groundhog who decides to tell the world that there is more to him then just his shadow. He goes through many characteristics of groundhogs and facts that many might not know about the species. He even goes to say he should have a whole month of appreciation! Such a cute book and very informative. I ...more
2. A book review from School Library Journal said, "While telling the facts about his species to crow, squirrel, and a hog reporter, he reveals that groundhogs can move about seven hundred pounds of dirt and rocks in one day, and that they are clever builders of burrows, they run, climb trees, and are studied by scientists. Convinced of the creature's talents, the reporter declares, You're the Hog! Operation Groundhog will start immediately."
3. I thought this book had very fun and ...more
It's really nice to see a book filled with positive facts about groundhogs and their abilities. Groundhogs are one of those animals, like skunks, who are pretty much harmless yet ignorant people just love to kill them. They're not protected under wildlife laws and don't have many defenders, and so people ...more