Day by Day
By Susan Gal
(Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375869594, 40pp.)
Publication Date: July 10, 2012
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Susan Gal offers a heartwarming tale of old-fashioned goodness. The industrious pigs of Day by Day build a home, plant a garden, help their neighbors, and then gather in a harvest grown with hard work and kindness.
The language is sweet and simple: Day by day, the seasons turn. Shoulder to shoulder, pigs gather the harvest. Hand in hand, pigs give thanks, then cheek to cheek, they dance. The artwork is bright and full of the merry antics of a
happy family and a tight-knit community. And these pigs are flat out adorable!
This delightful story celebrates family and community, caring and sharing.
SUSAN GAL began her illustration career as a poster and calendar artist. She then worked as an "actor with a pencil" for Disney Animation before returning to her native California to create fun and whimsical illustrations. You can read more about Susan at GalGirlStudio.com.
Kirkus Reviews Best of Children's Books 2012
Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, June 1, 2012:
“Day by day, brick by brick, a community is built in this winning tribute to fellowship and family…. A luminous celebration of family, food and home.”