Poppleton is a pig who lives in the city until he decides to move into a small house in a small town and begins a whole new life. There are three chapters and therefore three stories in this book. In is new town he meets a new friend, finds a new library and helps a sick friend named Fillmore. Twenty-seven cakes are involved. Manners are important it turns out and it's okay to be honest with a friend. Delightful.