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Take, for example, The Adventures of Nanny Piggins. Refresh and try again. When it comes to books for kids, nine times out of ten you’re going to end up judging a book on its cover no matter how much you try not to. There is a laugh on every page. The book The Adventures of Nanny Piggins succeeds because of its humor, fine writing and wonderful read aloud flow. To avoid paying for an ad, Mr. May 30, Jennifer rated it it was amazing Shelves: Things that fill the mainstream market these days.

Jul 23, Cha Cha rated it it was amazing. This book is mostly about a pig, who is a nanny to the Green family. She tells the children that she was in a circus and got shot out of a cannon. She encourages the children to binge on chocolate, skip school, and throw things off the roof. Piggle Wiggle meets Mary Poppins. Want to Read saving….

Stealing the money for their scho I was very disappointed in this book, after hearing some very favorable reviews.

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There are more Nanny Piggins books. It’s like a childrens movie that has a hint of adult humor so the parents won’t get bored. That doesn’t stop her for one minute, though.

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There’s something to be said for relying on nobody at all to be the voice of reason. With a laugh on almost every page, I’m giving this 4 out of 5 stars! Basically, Nanny Piggins just tell them they don’t have to do anything but eat chocolate all the time, and any adult who says otherwise is heartless and unfeeling.


However, there were some cute and fun parts to it. The book is over the top funny Meaning you don’t really need to read them in any order which could be h I was given 3 books to read, all of them to judge on which one would be good for a teacher to read to her 7 year olds. I requested this book for Ella, and because she loved it so much she insisted that I read it too. Nov 04, Sasha rated it it was amazing Shelves: Here are some of my favorite passages: Grinding up vegetables and putting them in cake was, in her opinion, an act of fraud that should be punishable by imprisonment.

As it turns out, this first impression was more than a little off.

The book The Adventures of Nanny Piggins succeeds because of its humor, fine writing and wonderful read aloud flow. May 14, JoDean rated it it was ok. Plus a very, very bad nanny.

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She was written for kids and in the best tradition of unapologetic authors like Roald Dahl the books are funny, fun, and wholly original. Green plants a sign in his front garden and waits for applicants to present themselves. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. movke


Jan 08, Sam Q rated it it was amazing. Rather than a problem, this makes the reading all the more enjoyable. I started out pkggins enjoying this book but then my enthusiasm waned a little. The children are somewhat one dimensional characters, and I never really got a hold of them, but Nanny Piggins is such a powerhouse that I hardly noticed. Feb 07, Cindy rated it really liked it.

She was deeply shocked. Green is desperate for a nanny for his children, and so when a pig shows up on his doorstep offering to work for next to nothing, he hires her on a “temporary basis. Instead of Nurse Matilda what we’re looking at here is a kind of hog version of Pippi Longstocking.

Her name is “Nanny” Sara Piggins.

So then you zip through the story, because naanny want to laugh out loud some more. Spratt is an award-winning author and television writer. She’s a former circus performer a flying pig with absolutely zero experience raising kids. May 30, Jennifer rated it it was amazing Shelves: