March 15, 2009
The subject of many books for early readers is a short vowel animal. This is a good thing if you like fluffy cats, big ducks, and dogs named Biscuit, but a bad thing if you prefer spitting cobras and flesh-eating parasites.
"I am definitely not reading a book about a pig that likes to jig," said Cortlen matter-of-factly.
Fortunately, my J.C. Penney catalog arrived in the mail the same day.
Be sure to check out my other best-selling children's books: The Rabid Dog, The Pig That Became Pork, and The Poisonous Muffin.