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Waltur Buys a Pig in a Poke and Other Stories

  • 64 Pages
  • 4.33 MB
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  • English
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Houghton Mifflin
ContributionsKristin Sorra (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7605411M
ISBN 100618473068
ISBN 139780618473069

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“Be careful,” said Matilda. “Do not bu In "Waltur Buys a Pig in a Poke," Waltur ends up with a bossy pig that treats him like the pet. Similar funny scenarios and turnarounds characterize the other two stories in the book, which demonstrate the familiar expressions "Don't count your chickens before they are hatched" and "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink." › Books › Children's Books › Literature & Fiction.

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Waltur Buys a Pig in a Poke: And Other Stories Barbara Gregorich, Author, Kristen Sorra, Illustrator, illus. by Kristin Sorra. Houghton $15 (64p) ISBN Get this from a library.

Waltur buys a pig in a poke and other stories. [Barbara Gregorich; Kristin Sorra] -- Two bears, Waltur and Darwin, learn from their friend Matilda such lessons as "do not buy a pig in a poke" and "you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink."   Waltur Buys a Pig in a Poke and Other Stories by Barbara Gregorich illustrated by Kristin Sorra • About the Book • About the Author • Be sure to keep in mind these fun (and often axiom-appropriate) dates.

About the Book You can lead a horse to water "Here's the water," said Waltur. "So it is," said the horse. "I led you here," said Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Waltur Buys a Pig in a Poke and Other Stories at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our :// Cohabitants Waltur (a bear) and Matilda (a beaver) explore figures of speech in three episodes for emergent readers.

Persistently taking little Matilda’s cautionary aphorisms literally, Waltur searches the market for a new pet, refusing to buy several pigs in pokes (bags), but naïvely bringing one home (with disastrous results) because it’s in a :// Praise for Waltur Buys a Pig in a Poke and Other Stories: *“Gregorich's prose tickles nascent readers while building their confidence.

Sorra's chipper spot watercolors add just the right touch of comic visual stimuli.” —Publishers Weekly, starred Waltur Buys a Pig in a Poke: And Other Stories - Barbara Gregorich - 洋書の購入は楽天ブックスで。全品送料無料!購入毎に「楽天スーパーポイント」が貯まってお得!みんなのレビュー・感想も満載。   And I particularly enjoyed creating two of them —Waltur Buys a Pig in a Poke and Other Stories, and Waltur Paints Himself into a Corner and Other Stories — both published by Houghton Mifflin.

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Gregorich returns to till the rich soil of idiomatic expressions she explored in Waltur Buys a Pig in a Poke (). Cleverly combining the literal with the idiom, channeled through the likable oafish Waltur, she explains three idioms in ways even the most literal reader can begin to understand.

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