By Janie Bynum
(Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152021535, 36pp.)
Publication Date: April 2000
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Otis is a little pig with a big problem. He doesn't like mud. His mama and papa are convinced he will someday love the stuff, but Otis isn't so sure. And in the meantime, he's lonely. It's not easy being the only pig in the county who hates getting dirty. Will Otis ever find a friend? • From a winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Children's Picture Book • Children's Book-of-the-Month Club Selection • In the spirit of "Ferdinand the Bull," introduces an endearing character who does not like the very thing he's supposed to love • Junior Library Guild Selection
JANIE BYNUM has illustrated several children's books, including Too Big, Too Small, Just Right by Frances Minters and her own Altoona Baboona and Altoona Up North. She lives in Michigan.