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How To Swallow A Pig

Ever wonder how a python can swallow a pig or how a grebe can dance? Learn how in How To Swallow A Pig.

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Told from the perspective of various animals, How To Swallow A Pig informs readers how these animals survive, using their problem solving skills.

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Cut and torn paper collage beautifully illustrates this humorous yet informative step-by-step how to guide. More fun facts about the animals are presented in the back of book. This book promotes creativity, imagination, nature, and humor.

TITLE: How To Swallow A Pig

AUTHORS: Steve Jenkins and Robin Page

ILLUSTRATOR: Steve Jenkins

PUBLISHER: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015

AGE GROUP: 5-9

CREATIVE COMPONENTS: creativity, imagination,  humorous

LEARNING EXTENSIONS:

1) Invent an animal from your imagination. What behavior does your animal exhibit in order to survive? Write a step-by-step guide showing how your animal problem solves.

2) Use collage to illustrate your invented animal and its habitat.

EXTENDING CONNECTIONS:

To learn more about Steve Jenkins and Robin Page, visit:

http://www.stevejenkinsbooks.com

To learn more about making of this book, visit:

http://www.stevejenkinsbooks.com/swallowapig/