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THE THIRTEEN PIGLET

 

Le Treizième cochonnet - Andrée Poulin & Martina Tonello - Hardcover book - 21.5 x 28.5 cm - 68 pages - October 2016 - CAN$21.95


A colorful book about the last piglet of a large litter who shows us the courage it takes to find our place.
Thirteen, the last piglet of a litter of 13, loves to play and help out around the farm. But he soon realizes that his mother can only feed 12 of her piglets at the same time, which, unfortunately, leaves no room for him. Suddenly, life seems very unfair! Gripped by his literal hunger, Thirteen discovers that a different kind of hunger will drive him to find the solution to take his place among his family.


 

If she could, Andrée Poulin would read from morning to night — in fact, her love of reading is what brought her to writing in the first place. After working as a journalist for many years, she went into international development,then began writing picture books and novels dealing with friendship, empathy, tolerance, poverty, and solidarity.Poulin believes books can change the world. By setting her stories in Canada, Africa, and Asia, she takes her readers on adventures to discover other cultures.


Martina Tonello is an illustrator and an apprentice carpenter. Born in Padova, Italy, in 1993, she now resides in Bologna, where she spends her time crafting stories and hosting workshops for children. Tonello has worked with several Italian publishing houses, including ElectaKids, Piemme, and Editoriale Scienza.

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THE THIRTEEN PIGLET

Le Treizième cochonnet - Andrée Poulin & Martina Tonello - Hardcover book - 21.5 x 28.5 cm - 68 pages - October 2016 - CAN$21.95

 

 

A colorful book about the last piglet of a large litter who shows us the courage it takes to find our place.
Thirteen, the last piglet of a litter of 13, loves to play and help out around the farm. But he soon realizes that his mother can only feed 12 of her piglets at the same time, which, unfortunately, leaves no room for him. Suddenly, life seems very unfair! Gripped by his literal hunger, Thirteen discovers that a different kind of hunger will drive him to find the solution to take his place among his family.

 

If she could, Andrée Poulin would read from morning to night — in fact, her love of reading is what brought her to writing in the first place. After working as a journalist for many years, she went into international development,then began writing picture books and novels dealing with friendship, empathy, tolerance, poverty, and solidarity.Poulin believes books can change the world. By setting her stories in Canada, Africa, and Asia, she takes her readers on adventures to discover other cultures.


Martina Tonello is an illustrator and an apprentice carpenter. Born in Padova, Italy, in 1993, she now resides in Bologna, where she spends her time crafting stories and hosting workshops for children. Tonello has worked with several Italian publishing houses, including ElectaKids, Piemme, and Editoriale Scienza.