"I'm squished! I'm squashed! I'm buried in this heap! You're hoggin' up my space in bed. I'll never get to sleep!"
Little Runt can't get to sleep with so many hogs in one sty. He is able to kick out one family member at a time from the hog pile, until he realizes that it is lonely without anyone hogging up his bed! The rhyming text and countdown to one "sleepyhead."
This irresistible read-aloud is sure to be a hit with little bed hogs and their sleep-deprived parents.
Kelly DiPucchio grew up on a small farm, where her family raised horses, chickens, ducks, rabbits, and goats-but no hogs! She likes to ham it up in southeastern Michigan, where she lives with her husband and three children. Bed Hogs is Kelly's first picture book.
Howard Fine is the illustrator of many fine pig picture books, including Piggie Pie!, A Piggie Christmas, and Piggie's Twelve Days of Christmas. He is also the illustrator of Zoom Broom and Broom Mates. Howard Fine lives with his wife and three children in Westchester County, New York.