Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338898330 Hardcover
32 Pages | 8.556" x 11.243" | Ages 4 to 8
Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338898354 Ebook
32 Pages | Ages 4 to 8
When Maya's grandfather comes to visit from Alaska, he brings a surprise in a crate -- something, he says, to teach her "fun and sharing." Maya hopes it's a horse or a big brother. But instead, it's a huge, pink pig named Julius! Maya's parents see Julius as a slob, but Maya feels differently. She sees a playmate, a protector, and a sharer in all that's magical and wild.
This brand-new edition of the classic picture book by award-winning author Angela Johnson and illustrator Dav Pilkey will teach a new generation of readers about friendship, affection, and sharing, with lots of laughs along the way.
Raves & reviews:
★ "In this exuberant celebration of love and sharing, Maya... learns that friendship is a two-way street." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review
★ "An exuberant, joyful collaboration." -- The Horn Book, starred review
★ "Angela Johnson's exuberant story about friendship and sharing is perfectly paired with Dav Pilkey's bold swinging artwork." -- School Library Journal, starred review