Too Many Pigs in the Pool

On Sunday, Mr. Jenkins welcomes one pig into his pool (as a guest of his neighbor Ms. Peal, who's brought along her famous seven layer dip as well). Really, how much trouble could one little pig be? But one pig becomes two and two become four... And by Saturday there are just TOO MANY PIGS IN THE POOL! This funny math-based story will have readers laughing along with pigs Percy and Wanda while learning about multiplication and the doubling sequence.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 1
Dewey E
Lexile 630L
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level M
Language English
Publisher Sleeping Bear Press
Available Formats Hardcover (9781534110601), PDF (9781534197916), Hosted ebook (9781534197930)
Copyright 2022
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 11 x 9
Graphics Full-color illustrations

Midwest Book Review - Too Many Pigs in the Pool

“[Too Many Pigs in the Pool] pairs a math lesson with a pig escapade that delights with whimsical piggy problems. Ages 4-8 will appreciate the zany issues which emerge as one pig becomes way too many for pool play.”

Kirkus Reviews - Too Many Pigs in the Pool

Like a low-stakes version of Demi’s classic math tale One Grain of Rice, this amusing story will suit younger readers learning key mathematical concepts. Comical, cartoonish art sneaks in clever little details (like the pig conducting a workout routine wearing a headset). Math plus swine equals a pretty delightful combo in this cautionary counting tale.

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Author: Wendy Hinote Lanier

Former educator Wendy Hinote Lanier is the author of more than 40 children’s books. An experienced speaker at schools and conferences, she lives near Dallas, Texas.

Illustrator: Iris Amaya

Iris is a children’s illustrator who uses her art to foster imagination. Her work includes subtle details and parallel stories, and she loves creating expressive, nuanced characters. Discovering the small surprises in her illustrations is like magic. She's lived in Madrid, Dublin, and Valencia, Spain, where she currently resides with her husband, Antonio, and their son, Mateo.

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