Barkley, Callie Ellie and the Good-Luck Pig (The Critter Club #10) 115 pgs. Little Simon, 2015. $5.99 CHAPTER BOOK
The girls of the Critter Club are thrilled to care for a piglet
named Plum. Then Ellie has a series of wonderful things happen in her life: a
moved dentist appointment, a great test grade, and landing the lead in the
school play. She decides the two things must be related; Plum is a good luck
pig! When Plum is adopted by a local farmer, Ellie is worried that her good
luck streak is over.
This series has really grown on me! Pet books are SO popular
with first and second graders and this is the perfect wholesome read for them.
The covers are ADORABLE and the content always has a sweet message and is full
of charming illustrations. But here is the kicker; its just the right balance
of cheer; not sickly sweet and over the top like the popular Magic Kitten/puppy/bunny
EL(K-3) –ADVISABLE Reviewer:
Stephanie Elementary School Librarian & Author.