Pig the Pug…

pig-the-pug bookcoverPig the Pug is Aaron Blabey’s short listed book for Book of the Year in the Early Childhood category…

Pig is a selfish pug. Poor old sausage dog Trevor cops the brunt of his greed over food and most especially over toys.

When the ever-patient Trevor suggests ‘sharing’ the toys because it might be fun, Pig flips his wig and has a full on tantrum…Pig gets what is coming to him in the most glorious, amusing way. Hopefully Pig has learned his lesson…

pig the fibber bookcoverSince Pig the Pug was published in 2014, Aaron has put pen to paper again this year to bring back the naughtiest pug. This time though Pig, the world’s greediest pug, is telling big lies….

Pig’s a bit of a fibber and likes to tell lies that gets his friend sausage dog Trevor into trouble. Poor Trevor gets blamed for a messy house, breaking a vase and chewing on a dress. However, soon Pig learns that telling lies comes with consequences.

Will he ever change his ways? You’ll have to read the book to find out…

The brilliant, funny illustrations in these two picture books will have every reader, regardless of age, both laughing with delight, and wanting to adopt that crazy pug and his good friend Trevor. Our fingers are crossed that ‘Pig the Pug’ wins this years Early Childhood Book of the Year for Aaron Blabey.

Our activity this week to design our own pugs using templates. The grade twos enjoyed this activity as they were able to add their own individual touch to their pug. Here’s just a few of the pugs and their creators…

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