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Don Wood and Audrey Wood.

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ISBN 10: 015256344X / ISBN 13: 9780152563448
Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, CA, 1991
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SIGNED BY AUTHORS. First Ed; First Printing indicated. Very Good: shows very light wear to extremities; mild rubbing to its lamination; mildly bumped at the head of the baslight spine lean; faint soiling; a small crack in the lamination and underlying paper about an inch and a half from the bottom along the front hinge; former owner's gift inscription at the half-title page. Binding secure; text clean. Despite these minor flaws, remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Large Format 4to. Unpaginated [about 32pp.]. Hardcover: Pictorial Laminate Boards. The story is an old one, but this book is highly original. Don Wood's illustrations add a distinct and engaging personality to each of the ten piggies. My 16 month old son loves the goofy faces and elaborate visuals that show basic ideas: tall, wee, hot, cold, clean, dirty, good. I love the clever character twists on each gorgeous page. The subtle and silly sub-texts allow adults to enjoy the book too! SIGNED BY AUTHORS. Bookseller Inventory # 42140

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Title: Piggies.

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, CA

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First Ed; First Printing indicated.

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Children will delight in the antics of ten marvelous little piggies who romp from fingers to toes in this original bedtime fantasy. Don Wood’s oil paintings explode with mirth and magic and will engage all young readers."Trying to describe these luxuriant, witty pictures doesn’t really work, however; seeing is believing, and what luck for us there’s so much to see."--Booklist

About the Author:

AUDREY WOOD is the much-loved author of more than thirty books for children, including the bestselling The Napping House, Piggies, Heckedy Peg, and most recently, Piggy Pie Po, which she collaborated on with her husband, Don Wood. She lives in Hawaii.

DON WOOD, along with his wife, Audrey, is the creator of many beloved books for children, including The Napping House, Piggies, Heckedy Peg, King Bidgood's in the Bathtub, a Caldecott Honor Book, and most recently, Piggy Pie Po. The Woods live in Hawaii.

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