Picture Book Month Day 10: Picture Books as Writing Mentor Texts Featuring A PIG PARADE IS A TERRIBLE IDEA

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pig parade is a terrible idea

A PIG PARADE IS A TERRIBLE IDEA

by Michael Ian Black

Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes

Simon & Schuster, 2010

Summary:

This humorous text uses the power of hilarious persuasion to convince the reader that a pig parade is a terrible idea.

Mentor Text Writing Skills:

* Specificity

* Vivid Verbs

* Tone

* Persuasive Text


 

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