Dream Big, Little Pig!

Dream Big, Little Pig! Cover

Dream Big, Little Pig!

By Kristi Yamaguchi; Tim Bowers (Illustrator)

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, Hardcover, 9781402252754, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 15, 2011

Description

New York Times Bestseller

"Follow your
Dreams "
"You go, Girl "
"Dream Big, pig "

Poppy is a waddling, toddling pig with big dreams. She wants to be a star But she soon discovers that's not as easy as it sounds. It's only when Poppy feels the magic of gliding and sliding, swirling and twirling on ice that our most persistent pig truly believes in herself: Poppy, star of the rink

Kristi Yamaguchi is an ice-skating Olympic gold medalist and world champion who knows how to make dreams come true. Through her picture book debut, Kristi inspires children of all ages to dream big

Kristi Yamaguchi is an Olympic figure skating champion and winner of "Dancing With the Stars." Her motto "Always Dream" contributed to her success on and off the ice and is one that she aspires to instill in the hearts of children. Kristi currently lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her husband and their two young daughters.

Tim Bowers has always had a love for animals. In fact, he enjoyed spending time at his grandparents' home visiting their furry friends, which at one time, included a pet pig named Porky Tim has illustrated more than twenty-five children's books and received numerous awards for his delightfully sweet and silly illustrations. He often visits schools to promote literacy and to share his experience and love for illustrating children's books. Tim Bowers lives in Ohio with his wife. "Visit him at www.timbowers.com.



About the Author
Following her figure skating victories at the 1992 Winter Olympics and World Championships, Kristi skated professionally for more than a decade. This past year, Kristi Yamaguchi's Friends and Family TV special aired on NBC for the fourth straight year and she was a winner of ABC's Dancing with the Stars.

Tim Bowers has illustrated over thirty children's books, including Rappy the Raptor and the New York Times bestsellers Dream Big, Little Pig! by Kristi Yamaguchi and Dinosaur Pet by Neil and Marc Sedaka. His artwork has received numerous state and national awards and recognition, including the Children's Choice Award and Junior Library Guild selections. Each year, Tim travels to schools and libraries to promote literacy and share his artwork with students. He lives with his wife in Granville, Ohio.