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Pigaroons by Arthur Geisert

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


  • Pigs -- Fiction.,
  • Stealing -- Fiction.,
  • Festivals -- Fiction.

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The River Patrollers are tired of the Pigaroons always stealing things, so when they steal a block of ice and carve it for the annual ice festival, the River Patrollers find an ingenious way to fight back.

Edition Notes

StatementArthur Geisert.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G2724 Pd 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3288493M
ISBN 100618410589
LC Control Number2004000574

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN: Every year the River Patrollers cut a large block of ice out of their pond and they create a beautiful ice sculpture, which they enter in the annual Ice Festival ice sculpture competition. This year, their neighbors, the Pigaroons, steal the ice block and turn it into an ice sculpture of their own. Pigaroons By Arthur Geisert - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Steve Martin is one of the most well-known talents in entertainment. His work has earned him an Academy Award®, five Grammy® awards, an Emmy®, the Mark Twain Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors. As an author, Martin’s work includes the novel An Object of Beauty, the play Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a collection of comic pieces, Pure Drivel, a bestselling novella, Shopgirl, and his memoir Reviews: The Pigaroons cannot be allowed to get away with their thoughtless behavior. They need to be taught a lesson; and so the River Patrollers hatch a plan. With its piggy characters and its amusing lesson, this picture book is a joy to read.

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