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Olympig! - Victoria Jamieson
Olympig!
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Just in time for the Olympics, a spirited, sporty romp about losing gracefullyBoomer the Pig has been training hard for the Animal Olympics, so when he loses his first race, he shrugs it off and cheerfully moves on. One event after another, Boomer keeps losing, and the frustration begins to get... show more
Just in time for the Olympics, a spirited, sporty romp about losing gracefullyBoomer the Pig has been training hard for the Animal Olympics, so when he loses his first race, he shrugs it off and cheerfully moves on. One event after another, Boomer keeps losing, and the frustration begins to get to him. But even after coming in last in every sport, there's no getting this Olympig down. It's just great practice for the Winter Games!Cool comic book styling combines with classic picture book heart in this encouraging and hilarious story for every kid who's ever been told "you can't win 'em all."
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780803735361 (0803735367)
Publisher: Dial
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
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pamelaokramer
pamelaokramer rated it
"Olympig!" by Victoria Jamieson is the story of Boomer the pig. It's also a story of determination and desire. And hard work and practice. And it's a story about reality.Boomer is determined to win at the Animal Olympic Games. When the newsman, Mr. Hamstring, interviews Boomer, he asks, "The other a...
Infinite Satellite
Infinite Satellite rated it
2.0
I think the moral here was supposed to be something like, "As long as you keep trying, you're always a winner," but it came off more like, "It's okay to continuously suck at life and never improve as long as you're cheerful about it." I've seen one-page Nike ads that were more inspirational.I don't ...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
2.0 Olympig!
Swine goes for the gold.
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