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Bleach Volume 9 by Tite Kubo.
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by Haruki Marakami.
The Boarder by Alexander Jablokov.
Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry.
Count to Ten Piggy Wiggy by Christyan and Diane Fox.
Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man by Tim Allen.
Exit Strategy by K. D. Wentworth
Forgive Me by Amanda Eyre Ward.
The Four Ugly Cats in Apartment 3D by Marilyn Sachs.
Flush by Carl Hiaasen.
Frogs by Martin Schwabacher.
He Rents, She Rents by Richard Roeper and Laura Viera.
Hotel Cat by Esther Averill
Immortal by Traci L. Slatton.
The Ka of Gifford Hillary by Dennis Wheatley.
Last Chance Saloon by Marian Keyes.
Leadership Brand by Dave Ulrich and Norm Smallwood.
Lorna Doone (Abridged) by R. D. Blackmore
Lost Pilgrim by Gene Wolf.
The Magnificent Mummy Maker by Elvira Woodruff.
Manhattan is Missing by E. W. Hildick.
The Middle Moffat by Eleanor Estes.
Mommy Hugs by Anne Gutman and Georg Hallensleben.
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman.
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry.
The Overseer by Albert E. Cowdrey.
Park by Pierre Pratt
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle.
Q & A by Vikas Swarup
The Rocky Mountain Moving Picture Association by Loren D. Estleman
Rumple What? by Nancy Springer
Sea Turtles by Emilie U. Lepthien.
The Second Descent by Richard Paul Russo.
Stanley in Space by Jeff Brown and illustrated by Scott Nash.
Take a Stand, Rosa Parks! by Peter and Connie Roop.
Tall by Jez Alborough.
Trucks and Diggers by DK Publishing.
Women & Self-Esteem by Linda Tschirhart Sanford and Mary Ellen Donovan

Miscellaneous:
Kirby Went to the Beach by Sean Sammis

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2 stars: OK
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Comments for Count to Ten Piggy Wiggy

Count to 10 Piggy WiggyCount to Ten Piggy Wiggy: 03/28/08

My son likes to bake so when he was looking for books to read to Harriet at the library, Count to Ten, Piggy Wiggy by Christyan and Diane Fox was the perfect choice.

Count to Ten is a simplistic cake recipe disguised as a counting book. While the ratios are a little off to keep the counting easier, a parent could easily help a child cook the cake that Piggy Wiggy is baking for the bear.

Sean and Harriet both enjoyed the book. Sean liked making the connection between cooking and math. Harriet liked the silly illustrations of the pig.

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Comment #1: Saturday, March, 29, 2008 at 02:06:03

Megan

Thanks for your review of this book. I like the idea of baking a cake while reading this book. My daughter would love to do that with me. "



Comment #2: Friday, March, 28, 2008 at 23:22:11

pussreboots

Just have a simple white cake recipe on hand to refer to. The recipe is close but not quite right. Thanks for stopping by."



Comment #3: Saturday, March, 29, 2008 at 17:05:01

Carrie

Oh, what a cute idea! Thanks for sharing!"



Comment #4: Sunday, March, 30, 2008 at 11:40:12

Donna Rinas

My 4-yr. old grand-daughter would just love this book! Thank you."



Comment #5: Sunday, March, 30, 2008 at 9:10:41

pussreboots

Your library might have a copy. That's where I found the book. Happy reading."



Comment #6: Monday, March, 31, 2008 at 20:50:06

Anita Whisnant

I love books about pigs......I had a pet pig as a child."



Comment #7: Monday, March, 31, 2008 at 18:28:28

pussreboots

Thank you for stopping by. I've done a number of pig book reviews including many of the Olivia books by Ian Falconer.



Comment #8: Saturday, April, 26, 2008 at 12:44:24

Barbara Baker

I love reading these style books to my girls. They love that I read to them every evening...I'll have to get this one."