BOOK REVIEW: Ten Hungry Pigs by Derek Anderson
Reviewed by Steph O’Connell
There are good things about this book. There are almost definitely good things about this book…
But it took this reviewer a second read, specifically with an eye towards the positives, to find them.
On the plus side:
- The images are kinda cute
- The story plays on the idea that pigs will eat anything, as much as the reader and the pigs might comment on how the ingredients don’t go together
- It counts to ten, both forwards and backwards
But it also has:
- Really ugly font
- Nothing particularly endearing
This would be a good one for fans of pigs, specifically the three little pigs (as there’s a wolf bit a little later on), or for families looking for interesting counting books, or for kids who like mixing weird foods together.
At a lower price-point, in paperback rather than hardcover, this would be a more justifiable purchase. In the end, it’s not all BAD, it’s just not particularly great, either.
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