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Mango & Bambang: The Not-a-Pig (Book One)

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Mango & Bambang: The Not-a-Pig (Book One)

author: Polly Faber
illustrator: Clara Vulliamy

Mango Allsorts is good at all sorts of things, not just karate and chess. Bambang is most definitely not-a-pig and is now lost in a very busy city. When the two unexpectedly meet, a friendship begins. Bambang requires a great deal of coaxing and comforting to help him acclimate to the big city, and Mango is just the girl for the job. But when Mango faces a nerve-racking challenge of her own, will Bambang be able to return the favor? Filled with adventures and plenty of banana pancakes, this collection of four stories is sure to amuse and inspire any child — or not-a-pig.

An unlikely friendship blossoms between Mango, a little girl with an assortment of talents, and Bambang, an Asian tapir.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$14.99 / $14.99
0763691747 /  9780763691745
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Fiction - First Chapter Book / EBook
age range:
6 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
144 / N/A
grade range:
Grade 1 - Grade 4
Readers; Social Themes; Animals;
author’s comments:
Polly Faber is a children’s-book blogger and volunteer reading helper through the charity Beanstalk. With her family, she looks after her very own tiny free library outside their house in North London.
illustrator’s comments:
Clara Vulliamy began her career illustrating for newspapers and magazines but switched to illustrating children’s books after becoming a mother. She is the illustrator of the Digby O’Day series of first chapter books. Clara Vulliamy lives in England.
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