By Jane Yolen; Jane Dyer (Illustrator)

Harcourt Brace and Company, Paperback, 9780152616861, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 1992

Piggins the butler solves the mysterious disappearance of Mrs. Reynard's diamond lavaliere with the help of a delightful set of characters. One of a kind--and sure to provide a great deal of fun for many readers and listeners. --"School Library Journal"

About the Author
Jane has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century. She sets the highest standard for the industry, not only in the meaningful body of work she has created, but also in her support of fellow authors and artists. Her books range from the bestselling How Do Dinosaurs series to the Caldecott winning Owl Moon to popular novels such as The Devil s Arithmetic, Snow in Summer, and The Young Merlin Trilogy, to award-winning books of poetry such as Grumbles from the Forest, and A Mirror to Nature. In all, she has written over 335 books (she s lost count), won numerous awards (one even set her good coat on fire), and has been given six honorary doctorates in literature. For more information, please visit www.janeyolen.com.

Jane Dyer is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Cookies series by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, as well as numerous other award-winning picture books. She lives and works in Northampton, Massachusetts.