Modern Pigs in a Sweet Life
By Susan Gal
Alfred A. Knopf, $16.99, 32 pages
Day by Day celebrates a family of pigs. The book opens with a pig family traveling west by car until they reach a location to build their home. Each day brings something new as they build a home, plant a garden, make new friends, gather the harvest, dance and have fun. The pigs dance and dance until it is late into the night and time to go to bed. The night ends with kisses and melts into sweet dreams. The pig family has a pleasurable life centered on all things good. This is a book about family, home and community. Your little reader will love author and illustrator Susan Gal’s whimsical drawings of pigs doing ordinary human tasks and will remember the sweet, satisfying storyline.
Reviewed by Seniye Groff