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Angel Pig and the Hidden Christmas

Last updated Sunday, October 23, 2005

Author: Jan L Waldron
Illustrator: David M. McPhail
Date of Publication: 1997
ISBN: 0525457445
Grade Level: 2nd    (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines.)
Date(s) Used: Dec. 2002

Synopsis: A group of eager porkers are determined to make this the best Christmas ever. But an empty wallet and no money for gifts send the pigs' moods into a tailspin. Luckily for them, one divine little pig has had her merry eyes on them the whole time.

Discussion topics: To be posted soon ...

Craft ideas:
•  Make a gift for someone you love - maybe a holiday decorated cylinder vase with paper?
•  Make an angel-pig topper for you're your tree, with a cone body and wings.
•  Make Christmas quilts with patches contributed by each of the other children.

*Note: These craft ideas are just suggestions. You can use them, but you don't have to use them. You can expand upon them, or add your own twist. Remember, though, that the focus of your time should not be on the development and execution of a craft; the focus should be on the read-aloud and the enjoyment of the book!