Captain Small Pig (Paperback)

Captain Small Pig By Martin Waddell, Susan Varley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Martin Waddell, Susan Varley (Illustrator)
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A charming story of family and a day on the water.

Out on Blue Lake with his parents Old Goat and Turkey, Small Pig is ready for an adventure.

"I'm Captain Commander!" Small Pig said.
"Aye aye, Captain Small Pig!" yawned Old Goat. "You are in charge of this boat!"

But Small Pig soon tires of rowing and falls asleep. Before they know it, the boat is drifting across the lake, and grumpy Turkey is in for a soaking!

Martin Waddell's quirky tale and charming characters, coupled with Susan Varley's evocative illustrations, makes for a gentle, delightful story filled with quiet adventure.

About the Author

Martin Waddell is the acclaimed author of more than one hundred books for children. He received the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004 and is a two-time winner of the Smarties Book Prize. He lives in Northern Ireland.

Susan Varley is the award-winning illustrator of numerous books for children. She is also the author-illustrator of Badger's Parting Gifts, which has sold more than a half a million copies worldwide and received numerous awards. Varley lives in England.

Praise For…

"Captain Small Pig will entice readers with its droll characterizations and splendid pictures."—School Library Journal

★ "This book pleases at every level."—Booklist, Starred Review

"Skillfully composed pen-and-ink illustrations lend an old-fashioned feeling to this gentle story, enlivening it with details"—Kirkus Reviews

"The animals' love for Small Pig is abundantly evident in Varley's light-infused pen-and-ink art, which emphasizes the tenderness of their interactions and the tranquility of the setting."—Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9781561459827
ISBN-10: 1561459828
Publisher: Peachtree
Publication Date: March 7th, 2017
Pages: 32
Language: English