Me First (Sandpiper paperbacks)

By Helen Lester

Being first is not top, as Pinkerton Pig reveals out after an come across with a median Sand Witch. As consistently, Helen Lester's splendidly offbeat humor and Lynn Munsinger's whimsical illustrations lead to a hilarious lesson approximately piggishness. the image publication duo of Lester and Munsinger has created six prior books, together with the award-winning cheesy THE PENGUIN.

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Cm. precis; Pinkerton the pig regularly manages to be first till he rushes for a sandwich and it seems to be now not the fit for human consumption sort. RNF ISBN 0-395-58706-9 PAP ISBN 0-395-72022-2 [1. Pigs—Fiction. 2. Behavior—Fiction. ] I. Munsinger, Lynn, sick. II. identify. PZ7. L56285Me 1992 91-45808 [E]—dc20 CIP AC textual content copyright � 1992 through Helen Lester Illustrations copyright � 1992 by means of Lynn Munsinger All rights reserved. for info approximately permission to breed choices from this publication, write to Permissions, Houghton Mifflin corporation, 215 Park road South, ny, big apple 10003.

A sensible and gorgeous Sandwitch who confirmed him that FIRST used to be now not continually top. " "Aha! " cackled the Sandwitch. She gave Pinkerton a sluggish, critical, and significant wink. "Have you discovered whatever? " "Oh sure, certain, yes," stated Pinkerton. "I promise i've got. " "In that case, thank you for the care. see you later and sturdy good fortune. " She opened the gate and Pinkerton sped off so speedy he did not even realize the scrumptious sandwich she held out to him. He was once simply in time to seize the bus. On he scooted—pink, plump, and joyful to be final.

Me First Helen Lester Me First Helen Lester Illustrated by means of LYNN MUNSINGER Houghton Mifflin corporation Boston To my husband, Robin —H. L. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication facts Lester, Helen. Me first / Helen Lester ; illustrated via Lynn Munsinger. p. cm. precis; Pinkerton the pig consistently manages to be first until eventually he rushes for a sandwich and it seems to be now not the suitable for eating sort. RNF ISBN 0-395-58706-9 PAP ISBN 0-395-72022-2 [1. Pigs—Fiction. 2. Behavior—Fiction. ] I. Munsinger, Lynn, sick.

Then how approximately making up something—oh, how approximately whatever touching on a pushy pig who regularly desired to be first? " Pinkerton sighed and started, "Once upon a time there lived a pig who regularly desired to be first, until eventually at some point he met a smart Sandwitch—" "Wise and beautiful," minimize within the Sandwitch. "—a clever and gorgeous Sandwitch who confirmed him that FIRST was once now not consistently most sensible. " "Aha! " cackled the Sandwitch. She gave Pinkerton a gradual, critical, and significant wink. "Have you discovered anything? " "Oh definite, certain, yes," stated Pinkerton.

He proposal, and he started to trot sooner than the others. quickly he heard the voice back, nearer and louder this time. "WHO may deal with A SANDWICH? " "ME FIRST! " cried Pinkerton, kicking up sand and leaving the opposite Pig Scouts some distance at the back of. His mind's eye nearly burst. Peanut butter! Jelly! tomatoes! Seven pickles! A slab of cheese! A blob of mayo! a massive smear of mustard. interested in ME! FIRST! "WHO may deal with A SANDWICH? " Now at an entire gallop Pinkerton shrieked, "ME FIRST! " Over a sandy hill he flew and...

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