Churchill’s Tale of Tails by Anca Sandu

With a name like that, I suppose it’s no surprise that the protagonist in Churchill’s Tale of Tails is a rather portly pig who enjoys genteel activities like painting, playing classical music, reading and having tea with his friends. (In fact, I suspect that the character design was largely inspired by his namesake, that most famous stiff-upper-lipper in history, who was, ahem, of a similar body type and who had on occasion also worn a monocle — but I digress.)

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Our Favourite Pig-ture Books

We Are in a Book! is just one of the many friendship-themed books in the Elephant & Piggie series by Mo Willems, which provides a great introduction to comics for early readers since each “frame” takes up an entire page and the humour is pitched perfectly at four-year-olds.

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