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Title:
Don't be so nosy, Posy!
Author:
Grant, Nicola.
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Publication Information:
Wilton, Conn. : Tiger Tales, 2004.
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
Summary:
The other animals are annoyed by Posy the piglet's constant questions, but she proves to them that curiosity can be good.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.1 0.5 76473.
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ISBN:
9781589250369
Format :
Book

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Posy the piglet wants to know everything! "Who wakes you up every morning?" she asks the rooster. "Does it hurt to lay eggs?" she asks the hen. She really gets in trouble when she asks "What does this button do?" and she blows the horn on the farmerand's tractor. The farmer comes running, yelling, "Donand't be so nosy, Posy!" But Posy canand't stop being nosy. One day when she hears a strange sound coming from the field so she decides to see whatand's going on. She finds Callie the cow with her head caught in the fence. Itand's a good thing Posy was so nosy this time or Callie might have been stuck for good! See all Editorial Reviews


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PreS-Gr 1-Posy, a piglet, is curious. She flits from animal to animal in the barnyard, asking them questions and getting on their nerves. Poking her nose into a hollow tree stirs up a swarm of angry bees and pushing the red horn on the tractor upsets the farmer. She doesn't mean to annoy-she just has an insatiable need to know about everything around her. Out in the field one day, she hears a sound that requires investigation. Upon discovering Callie Cow with her head stuck in a fence, Posy remembers what she has learned about the tractor's horn and presses it to summon help for her friend. Two sentences end with a question mark when it's unwarranted: "I wonder what that is?" and "I wonder what this does?" Large, brightly colored cartoons depict the cuddly pig and her cohorts in an idyllic English countryside. Children who share Posy's inquisitive nature will empathize with her quest to find out about her world.-Maryann H. Owen, Racine Public Library, WI (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.