[Ginger and Petunia [BOOK] Free download TXT BY Patricia Polacco

Summary Ginger and Petunia

Virginia Vincent Folsum better known as Ginger is a very elegant lady An accomplished pianist socially active and what style You are what you wear is her motto But Ginger's greates. An amusing story about Ginger an eccentric fashionable and warm hearted musical artist and her pampered pig Petunia When Ginger is called away urgently to London for a performance she coordinates with an agency to take care of Petunia and her other affairs while she is away But the agency cancels after Ginger has already left Instead of wallowing in her own misery Petunia decides to take charge After all Ginger always said You are what you wear Maybe if Petunia wears Ginger s fabulous clothes she will be like GingerThis is a fun and fanciful story though I feel a bit curmudgeony saying that I m not sure what was exactly the point about it It s still well written and an enjoyable read though compared to other Polacco books it fell short for me Still she has written so many remarkable books about some very h

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Ginger and Petunia

T passion is her pet pig Petunia whom she pampers endlessly When Ginger is called out of town for a performance Petunia is left on her own Donning Ginger's stunning gowns Petunia p. This book is very sweet and cute because when Petunia was alone she was so funny because she did everything the lady Ginger was going to do My favorite part of this book was when Ginger came home and the two best friends were back together

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Oses as Ginger and conducts business as usual with no one the wiser Hilarity ensues as Petunia becomes the toast of the town proving Ginger's motto that you really are what you wea. Personal ReactionI wasn t exposed to much of Patricia Polacco s work as a young child but I know I would have enjoyed this as a young child Ginger and Petunia is an excellent book bringing something new to the table on every page Ginger s pig Petunia pretends to be Ginger herself dressing up in Ginger s clothes putting on Ginger s makeup and even going to Ginger s social parties Because Petunia is a pig she cannot keep up the facade up and the illustrations perfectly depict how badly Petunia wants to get out of Ginger s clothes and do her daily mud soak The kids would love the expressions of Petunia and the colorful pages filled with lots of movement They would be just as eager to get into that mud bath Petunia daydreams about throughout the whole bookPurpose Read aloud to apply to many subje


10 thoughts on “Ginger and Petunia

  1. says:

    When accomplished pianist and fashionable lady about town Virginia Vincent Folsum known to her friends as Ginger must leave town she entrusts her beloved porcine companion Petunia to the care of a house sitter But a last minute cancellation leaves Petunia on her own with little food in the house and no one to watch over her Fortunately she's been observing Ginger for years and knows how to be a lady stepping

  2. says:

    This is a very amusing story even though I thought the ending was a bit weak It’s the story of a pet pig who takes over for her person when her person a music teacher who loves her elegant clothes goes away and the housepig sitter doesn’t show up The language used is lilting and lovely The illustrations are colorful and fun The humor is droll and the book is entertaining There were several pages where I felt gleeful

  3. says:

    An amusing story about Ginger an eccentric fashionable and warm hearted musical artist and her pampered pig Pet

  4. says:

    Update I read this again March 9 2015 Yesterday I borrowed this book from the library again When I took it out to my children who were waiting in the car with my husband I showed them the cover and all three of them yelled to have it first They remembered it a year later This was especially impressive in my five year old who claims she can't remember anythingWe read it again soon after coming home and my five year old is asking

  5. says:

    I thought this story was going to be stupid but I got sucked right into it and enjoyed it very much As Petunia becomes mud deprived and her behavior deteriorates she nevertheless ends up saving the day A very clever humoro

  6. says:

    This book is very sweet and cute because when Petunia was alone she was so funny because she did everything the lady Ging

  7. says:

    I think this book is a little weird and very funny I mean a person has a giant pig living under the stairs Ginger makes cook

  8. says:

    Personal ReactionI wasn’t exposed to much of Patricia Polacco’s work as a young child but I know I would have enjoyed th

  9. says:

    Although all the silliness in this picture book is simply too much for my own personal tastes young readers find the exaggerated tale of a woman and her beloved pig a hoot The story revolves around Virginia Vincent Folsum affectionately known as Ginger and how her pet pig Petunia impersonates her while she's out of town A

  10. says:

    Elegant Virgina Vincent Folsum lives in an eually elegant home in an exclusive neighborhood She drives a snazzy red sports car is a wine aficionado gourmet cook and uite the clothes horse Her motto is You are what you wear Ginger as she is affectionately known is also an accomplished pianist who trains young piano proteges in her home Ginger is devoted to her closest confidant and friend a pig named Petunia One day Ginger accepts an invita

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