Pig the Pug by Aaron Blabey

Pig the Pug was shortlisted for the 2015 Children’s Book Week Early Childhood Award.  I loved the front cover with the comical illustration of a poppy-eyed pug.  What is it about these cute-ugly little dogs that is so appealing?  If you have ever been owned by a pug then this story and its wonderful pictures show an accuracy that is amazing, they really do sit like a person! That name Pig for a pug is so apt!  Pig the pug is a fat, roly-poly dog, who doesn’t share…at all!  He can also be rather mean to Trevor the sausaage dog.  This selfish pug learns the hard way to share in this clever, witty and entertaining rhyming tale for kids and not so little kids.