A Pig Parade Is a Terrible Idea by Michael Ian Black

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Could anything possibly be more fun than a pig parade!? You wouldn't think so. But you'd be wrong. A pig parade is a terrible idea. Pigs hate to march, refuse to wear the uniforms, don't care about floats, and insist on playing country music ballads. Those are just some of the reasons. And trust me, this hysterical book has plenty more!

About Michael Ian Black

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Michael Ian Black is a writer, comedian, and actor who has created and starred in many television series, including Michael and Michael Have Issues, Stella, and The State. Michael regularly tours the country as a stand-up comedian and is the bestselling author of the book My Custom Van (and 50 Other Mind-Blowing Essays That Will Blow Your Mind All Over Your Face) and the children's books Chicken Cheeks, The Purple Kangaroo, A Pig Parade Is a Terrible Idea, and I'm Bored. Michael lives in Connecticut with his wife and two children. Debbie Ridpath Ohi is the illustrator of I'm Bored, a picture book by Michael Ian Black. Her other published works include short nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and a nonfiction book for writers. She lives in Toronto, Canada. For more info, please visit DebbieOhi.com, and follow her on Twitter @inkyelbows.
Published May 24, 2011 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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“Like most children you have probably thought to yourself at one time or another, I bet a pig parade would be a lot of fun.” After all, “pig parade” is even fun to say…but did you know that pigs hate to march?

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Hooves-down, the best reason against parading pigs has to be the music they play: “sad, sad, country music ballads with titles like ‘My Tears Are Wet ’Cause my Mud’s Gone Dry’ and ‘I Just Wanna Plop into This Bucket of Slop.’ ” Black and Hawkes take the natural characteristics of pigs and tra...

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