cover image All Pigs Are Beautiful: Read and Wonder

All Pigs Are Beautiful: Read and Wonder

Dick King-Smith. Candlewick Press (MA), $6.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-7636-1433-1

Four books are now available in paperback as part of the Read and Wonder series. In All Pigs Are Beautiful by Dick King-Smith, illus. by Anita Jeram, the author of Babe the Gallant Pig imparts firsthand knowledge of his own porcine pals. Big Blue Whale by Nicola Davies, illus. by Nick Maland, takes a look at the physical characteristics, habits and habitat of ""the biggest creature that has ever lived on Earth!"" The features and life cycle of the eel are presented in Think of an Eel by Karen Wallace, illus. by Mike Bostock, and Martin Jenkins explores the ever-changing reptiles in Chameleons Are Cool, illus. by Sue Shields. (May)