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Kasza, Keiko.
New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2003.
IL K-3, RL 3.3
ISBN 0399238743

(3 booktalks)

Booktalk #1

Can you imagine Wolf's surprise when a fat little pig knocks on his door by mistake.  This must be his lucky day!  As he sets about getting ready to eat the pig, the young pig has a few suggestions for him.  Will the pig be able to talk his way out of this predicament?  What do you think?  Will this by Wolf's lucky day? 

Booktalk #2

What would be your “lucky day?”  Finding a dollar in your pocket?!  A present comes in the mail you weren’t expecting?  Mom fixes pizza when you were expecting broccoli and brussel sprouts?  Or maybe a day when you enjoy a bubble bath, spaghetti dinner, and a rub down?!  Everybody’s “lucky day” is different.  You enjoy a good chuckle when you read about the clever pig in Keiko Kasza’s My Lucky Day.  It’ll be your lucky day, when you read this good book.  (D’Etta Broam, South Carolina Book Awards, 2006)

Booktalk #3

As hungry Mr. Fox is getting ready to hunt for his dinner, there is a knock at the door. Luckily dinner arrives on the doorstep in the form of a young pig. As he prepares the pig for roasting, Pig convinces Mr. Fox to follow his recipe. It’s long and involved and it exhausts Mr. Fox. See how this clever pig tricks Mr. Fox and escapes being the main course.  (Jean B. Bellavance for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, 2005-2006)

SUBJECTS:     Pigs -- Fiction.
                        Foxes -- Fiction.


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