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A book about sharing for one and all! Gruntly is a hog—a ball hog, a snack hog, a treasure hog! He doesn’t share his toys with his pals and, in fact, helps himself to theirs! And when Gruntly finds out about Saturday’s treasure hunt, he can’t wait for the first clue so that he may be the one to find the treasure and keep it . . . all for himself.
From the delightful duo that created Tacky the Penguin and Hooway for Wodney Wat, Helen Lester and Lynn Munsinger deliver another playful and delightfully illustrated tale about the dangers of going hog-wild and show, in the end, that sharing just might have its own rewards!
About the Author
Helen Lester has written many hilarious and popular picture books, including the Tacky the Penguin series and Hooway for Wodney Wat. She lives in New York. www.helenlester.com
Lynn Munsinger has illustrated more than ninety books for children, many written by her frequent collaborator, Helen Lester. She lives in Vermont.
"The winning duo Lester and Munsinger have done it again. The snappy text is laugh-aloud funny and incorporates a message that the intended audience often needs to hear."--Booklist,
starred review"Team Lester/Munsinger are a success because they are simple, direct and elementally charming."--Kirkus
"Lester's prose is dashed with humor throughout, as is Munsinger's characteristically emotive artwork."--Publishers Weekly
"The message is forthright, but the delivery, as always, is subtle and nuanced, and loads of fun."--School Library Journal
"This playful approach to important lessons in sharing and listening is a sure winner for classrooms and families alike."--Bulletin