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New Pig in Town (Fitch & Chip #1)

Frank Ansley (Illustrator), Lisa Wheeler


List Price: 16.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (6/1/2005)


Level 3
Reading Proficiently

  • Rich vocabulary
  • More-challenging stories
  • Longer chapters

"Are you a wolf?" Chip asks. "Are you the big, bad kind?"
Fitch does have long, shaggy fur and tall, pointy ears.
If he is a wolf, should Chip be afraid?
Or can a pig and a wolf become friends?
Laugh along with this first funny book of Fitch and Chip's adventures.

Simon Spotlight, 9780689849503, 48pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2003

About the Author

Frank Ansley has illustrated four other books by Lisa Wheeler: Turk and Runt (starred in Booklist), Wool Gathering (starred in Publishers Weekly), and the first two books in the Fitch & Chip series, New Pig in Town and When Pigs Fly. Mr. Ansley and his wife, Pat, live in St. Helena, California.

Lisa Wheeler has written many books for children, including The Pet Project, illustrated by Zachariah OHora; Spinster Goose, illustrated by Sophie Blackall; and People Don’t Bite People and People Share with People, both illustrated by Molly Idle. She lives with her family in Addison, Michigan. Visit her online at