Mary Stolz. HarperCollins, $15.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-06-028746-7
First published as part of the I Can Read series in 1959, Emmett's Pig by Mary Stolz, illus. by Garth Williams, is now available as an oversize picture book with watercolor wash added by Rosemary Wells. ""May I have a pig in my room?"" pleads Emmett, a pig-obsessed city dweller. When his parents explain that pigs live on farms, Emmett fears he'll never see a real one. But on his birthday, his parents take him on a very special excursion.
Reviewed on: 03/01/2003