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Quote of the Day – Wishes, Kisses, and Pigs

Quote of the Day

You took what you had and you took what you knew and what you felt and what you guessed and you mixed them all together, and remembered to look out the window and listen to the birds sing while you were doing it. Plus, it didn’t hurt to count your blessings while you were beating the batter. Louise thought this might be the recipe for the whole world.

–Wishes, Kisses, and Pigs by Betsy Hearne

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Quote of the Day – Wishes, Kisses, and Pigs

You took what you had and you took what you knew and what you felt and what you guessed and you mixed them all together, and remembered to look out the window and listen to the birds sing while you were doing it. Plus, it didn’t hurt to count your blessings while you were beating the batter. Louise thought this might be the recipe for the whole world.

-Wishes, Kisses, and Pigs by Betsy Hearne

Book Review – Wishes, Kisses, and Pigs by Betsy Hearne

Wishes, Kisses, and Pigs by Betsy Hearne

cvr9780689863479_9780689863479_lgWhen Louise makes a careless wish upon the evening star, her brother, Willie, is turned into a pig. This isn’t the first sign of troubles at Tollivers’ Hollow, and certainly not the last. Out-of-hand magic and conspiring neighbors threaten their chances as Louise and her Mama try to find a spell to make everything go back to the way it was.

“That star is out to get me, Mama, honestly!”

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Show & Tell – Book A Day in May

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I’m working my way through a personal challenge to read one book every day in May. This, of course, works best if I pick shorter books. So far, I’ve had pretty great luck with finding some amazing lower middle grade books.

To date, I’ve read:

  1. Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman
  2. The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop
  3. The Fish in Room 11 by Heather Dyer
  4. Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson
  5. Wishes, Kisses, and Pigs by Betsy Hearne
  6. Clementine by Sara Pennypacker

 

Question of the Day: What are your favorite lower middle grade stories or chapter books?