Meet Wild Boars

Meet Wild Boars

3.57 (240 ratings by Goodreads)
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Meet Boris, Morris, Horace and Doris, four rude, smelly, bad tempered boars. Never, ever let them into your home - Horace will soak in the toilet for hours, he'll eat your soap, clip his toenail in bed and be rude to your pets! As for Doris, she has never been good, not for one single second, not once, not ever! - you have been warned. This is a tale of truly terrible manners with a very clear message - there is no such thing as a nice wild boar!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 248 x 250 x 6mm | 158.76g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Puffin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • chiefly col. ill
  • 0141500387
  • 9780141500386
  • 1,710,011

About Meg Rosoff

Meg Rosoff is the celebrated author of How I Live Now, winner of the the Guardian Fiction Award and shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. She lives in London with her family and this is her first picture book for Puffin. Sophie Blackall has illustrated several books, including Ruby's Wish, for which she was awarded the Ezra Jack Keats Award, among other honours. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.show more

Review quote

"Bitingly funny and deeply satisfying. . . . Let's hope for more from this disgustingly delightful group. Wild, they may be. Bores, they are not."--"Booklist", Starred Review "Introduce this book at storytime and be prepared for multiple requests for repeats."--"The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books", Starred Review "Bracingly ill-mannered, the boars who run amok in this clever picture book make kid friends seem . . . tame."--"People", "Fab Finds for Kids" "Bad behavior is utterly unacceptable, of course--but it sure makes for a terrific spectator sport."--"Publishers Weekly""Young readers will be delighted to meet this fearsome foursome."--"Kirkus Reviews" "Bitingly funny and deeply satisfying. . . . Let's hope for more from this disgustingly delightful group. Wild, they may be. Bores, they are not."-"Booklist", Starred Review "Introduce this book at storytime and be prepared for multiple requests for repeats."-"The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books", Starred Review "Bracingly ill-mannered, the boars who run amok in this clever picture book make kid friends seem . . . tame."-"People", "Fab Finds for Kids" "Bad behavior is utterly unacceptable, of course-but it sure makes for a terrific spectator sport."-"Publishers Weekly" "Young readers will be delighted to meet this fearsome foursome."-"Kirkus Reviews"show more

Rating details

240 ratings
3.57 out of 5 stars
5 25% (60)
4 28% (66)
3 33% (79)
2 10% (23)
1 5% (12)
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