Pigs in the Pantry (Hardcover)

Fun with Math and Cooking (Pigs Will Be Pigs)

By Amy Axelrod, Sharon McGinley-Nally (Illustrator)

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9780689806650, 40pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 1997

List Price: 17.99*
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A lively look at the concept of measurement, featuring a family of pigs in the mood for cooking

Poor Mrs. Pig has the sniffles. What can Mr. Pig and the piglets do to help her feel better? Make five-alarm chili (Mrs. Pig's favorite treat), of course But what do Mr. Pig and the piglets know about reading a recipe, measuring ingredients, and cooking? Well, not much. Young readers will delight in finding Mr. Pig's outrageous measuring mistakes and will giggle at the Pigs' monstrous mess Call in the fire department The Pigs are headed for Big Pig Trouble

A recipe for vegetarian chili and a page of measurement facts are included and will encourage interaction and discussion.