Desert Rose and Her Highfalutin Hog

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Walker Books 2009

Desert Rose and Her Highfalutin Hog By Alison Jackson Illustrated By Keith Graves

Well bust her britches! Desert Rose has bought herself a fine hog. But when that Highfalutin Hog won’t budge she needs help. Only a greedy old Armadillo comes to the rescue. Now will she get to the fair on time?

978-0802798336  Ages 4-8  40 pages

Recommended by:  Barb Langridge

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"When gritty pig farmer Desert Rose finds a gold nugget just a-lyin' there in the mud, she decides to buy herself the biggest, fattest hog she can find. But getting that highfalutin hog home in time for the Laredo state fair proves to be more than Rose bargained for. When a cold-hearted coyote, a persnickety snake, a lethargic Texas longhorn, and a whole host of other southern varmints prove to be unhelpful, Rose must pair up with a shrewd armadillo to get every animal over the river and off to Laredo in time."--from the publisher

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