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By Karen Ray
Updated July 26, 1991 at 04:00 AM EDT
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The Book of Pigericks

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  • Book
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What form of verse is five lines long and always silly? The limerick, or in this case, the pigerick. In The Book of Pigericks, Arnold Lobel’s delightful porcine rhymes explore the outer limits of piggish behavior. There’s the pig ”whose suspenders and belt were the sort that would melt.” One pig wears hundreds of bracelets around his middle; another plants socks in a window box. And every child will sympathize with the small porker who spouts tears when his mom cleans his ears. A-

The Book of Pigericks

type
  • Book
genre
author
  • Arnold Lobel

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