Piggie Pie!

  • by Margie Palatani
  • Narrated by Jane Staab
  • 0 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Gritch the witch flies to Old MacDonald's farm for some pigs to make piggie pie.

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What the Critics Say

"A very contemporary-sounding Gritch the Witch sets out for Old MacDonald's Farm to get herself a meal of plump piggies. Alerted, however, by her skywritten 'Surrender Piggies!,' the swine hastily don sheep, cow, and other barnyard disguises and fool her with their good acting (moos, quacks, etc.) and poker-faced denials of any pigs in residence. The still-hungry Gritch is persuaded to give up by a Big Bad Wolf (he's been unsuccessfully chasing three pigs for days), and the two go off for lunch, each picturing the other made into a sandwich. Children may not catch all the humorous references...but will quickly catch on to refrains in the text echoing 'Old MacDonald.' ....Greedy (but not too bright) witch and wolf both get what they deserve in this thoroughly enjoyable romp that turns a popular nursery song on end." (School Library Journal)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-14-2009
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company