The Pig’s Knickers by Jonathan Emmett and Vanessa Cabban

The Pigs Knickers by Jonathan Emmett and Vanessa CabbanThe pig in red-spotted knickers, with a daisy in its mouth looks over its shoulder, gazes out from the front cover at you the reader, a little bit suggestive but in line with the comedic nature of this book. You just know from the front cover and the front end paper that something involving knickers is going to happen.

The tale begins with a pair of large spotted knickers winging its way across the field and landing on the head of a very dejected pig. The arrival of these voluminous delights transform the pig. Now, life is going somewhere for him. He can now twirl a stick like a baton, spin on his head and tight rope walk on the washing line. All this has boosted his confidence and he wears them everywhere and even dreams about them.

Disaster, Pig is distraught when the knickers become a tasty meal for the farm goat. His confidence is shattered and he slips back into his old ways. Not wanting Pig to feel to unhappy his friends, the farm animals rally round and finally cheer him up. His happiness is increased ten fold when he discovers a new piece of clothing that makes him feel special, a …


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I am a passionate reader of children's books (Primary aged) with a particular interest in picture books. I am always on the look out for children's books at are written by authors from other countries. I am also keen on technology and try to keep abreast of what is happening in a fast changing world. At present my day job is to support teachers and local authorities in the Yorkshire and Humber region (UK), which I really enjoy. Another aspect of my work is to present nationally developed work for the National Strategies. With economic cuts my job will terminate in Spring next year and I may be carrying out independent work based around high quality picture books. My other interest include my allotment, knitting and last but not least my family. My Twitter name is Orlama.
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