Apr 12, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday (183)

is a weekly feature hosted by Breaking the Spine that 
showcases upcoming releases people are very much anticipating.

Honestly, this book had me wholeheartedly at pig.

TitleThe Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City
Authors: Jodi Kendall
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publishing Date: October 3, 2017
Pages: 336
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In this modern-day homage to Charlotte’s Web, a little pig in a big city leads to lots of trouble. Can eleven-year-old Josie Shilling save the day?

Josie Shilling’s family is too big, their cramped city house is too small, and she feels like no one’s ever on her side. Then, on Thanksgiving Day, her older brother, Tom, brings home a pink, squirmy bundle wrapped in an old football jersey—a piglet he rescued from a nearby farm. Her name is Hamlet. 

The minute Josie holds Hamlet, she feels an instant connection. But there’s no room for Hamlet in the crowded Shilling household. And whoever heard of keeping a pig in the city? So it’s up to Josie to find her a forever home. 

This modern-day homage to Charlotte’s Web is a heartwarming tale of family, belonging, and growing bigger when you’ve always felt small—perfect for fans of Katherine Applegate and Cammie McGovern.

Does your pick this week include any animal characters?

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