By Carol A. Brown
Illustrated by Nada Serafirmoie
Published by Summers Island Press
BACK COVER: Strange creatures are popping up all over the place on Farmer White's farm! What is a little pig supposed to do? Does she have to be polite? Should she just ignore them? And what if they're scary? How can you tell the difference between dangerous, or just different? That's what Sassy Pants has to learn when she wanders off by herself in places she isn't supposed to. But sometimes she learns the easy way, and sometimes the hard way. Which one will it be this time? And will she learn what's right in time to stay safe? Follow along with Sassy Pants and Friends, as they try to figure things out.
REVIEW: This story is about a pig names Sassy Pants who sets off to explore the farm and the animals on it. She meets some interesting animals, she’s not sure how to interact with. Are they friendly or dangerous? Sassy starts to learn a thing or two about farm animals and life.
She learns about being a friend, ”…when you break something as special as a friendship, it isn’t enough just to say you are sorry. Sometimes you have to make amends. Which is a fancy word she learned from a horse named Old Clyd that means doing more than just paying for the trouble you caused. It is making what is important to the one you hurt, important to you. It helps their heart trust you again. Now she had make amends with almost everybody”…except – her mama – and the boss hog.”
Sassy Pants discovers what is on a farm, the rules of farm life and the role she plays. Sassy is a curious, fun loving pig who has fun and discovers a big wide world outside the pen.
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