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Parents in the Pigpen, Pigs in the Tub

by Amy Ehrlich

Other authors: Steven Kellogg (Illustrator)

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silly farm animals take over the farmers house. The farmer and his family moves into the barn.

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  TUCC | Jul 26, 2016 |
This is a wonderfully hilarious story about a family on the farm. One day the animals, who happen to talk, start to thinking that the family have it better living in the house; sp they decide to move into the house. Eventually all of the farm animals are in the house and it becomes overcrowded and chaotic. The family then has the brilliant idea to move to the now empty barn. Eventually both animals and family want things back to the way they were. The animals are lonely and the family has run out of things to do. So they swap living arrangements again but not before spending thanksgiving together in the house.

I laughed through this entire book. It is also a wonderful book to read out loud with all the animals talking. After reading it out loud i began to get carried away and even started adding my own animal noises. I also personally love Steven Kellogg artwork, he's fantastic!

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- This would be a wonderful book to act out loud as a class, or to even assign specific animal parts to students and read together as a class.
- Visiting a small farm as a classroom trip would also be a wonderful experience to go along with this book.
  mizgregory | Oct 28, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0803709331, Hardcover)

Everything's ducky down on the farm . . . until the day little Millie forgets to close the pasture gate and the animals get a glimpse of the good life inside the house. Soon there are chickens squawking for cornflakes, sheep in the beds, and pigs in the bathtub. What's a family to do? Full color.

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Tired of their usual routine, the farm animals insist on moving into the house, so the family decides to move into the barn, but eventually everyone tires of this new arrangement.

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