Porcupining by Lisa Wheeler
A Prickly Love Story

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What could be more poignant than a porcupine pining for a companion? With prose filled with puns and pleasing pictures, this passionate tale of love and friendship between two prickly creatures in a petting zoo makes a perfect read aloud. Full color.

About Lisa Wheeler

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Lisa Wheeler is the author of Wool Gathering: A Sheep Family Reunion.Janie Bynum has written and illustrated several books for children, including Altoona Baboona and Otis.
Published January 1, 2003 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A banjo-strumming, blues-singing porcupine (named Cushion) searches for someone who does not find him too prickly to love.

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With their comically offending couplets, Cushion's serenades and misguided attempts at courtship set up much of the book's humor, underscored by Bynum's velvety violet nighttime spreads and Day-Glo sunlit scenes, created in digital watercolor and pastel.

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