Dream Big, Little Pig!

By Kristi Yamaguchi, Tim Bowers

New York Times Bestseller!

"Follow your
Dreams!"
"You cross, Girl!"
"Dream immense, pig!"

Poppy is a waddling, toddling pig with mammoth goals. She desires to be a celebrity! yet she quickly discovers that isn't as effortless because it sounds. it is only whilst Poppy feels the magic of gliding and sliding, swirling and twirling on ice that our such a lot chronic pig really believes in herself: Poppy, famous person of the rink!

Kristi Yamaguchi is an ice-skating Olympic gold medalist and global champion who is aware how one can make goals come precise. via her photo e-book debut, Kristi evokes childrens of every age to dream big!

Kristi Yamaguchi is an Olympic determine skating champion and winner of Dancing With the Stars. Her motto "Always Dream" contributed to her good fortune off and on the ice and is person who she aspires to instill within the hearts of kids. Kristi at the moment lives within the San Francisco Bay sector together with her husband and their younger daughters.

Tim Bowers has continually had a love for animals. in reality, he loved spending time at his grandparents' domestic vacationing their bushy associates, which at one time, incorporated a puppy pig named Porky! Tim has illustrated greater than twenty-five kid's books and acquired quite a few awards for his delightfully candy and foolish illustrations. He usually visits faculties to advertise literacy and to proportion his adventure and love for illustrating kid's books. Tim Bowers lives in Ohio along with his spouse. Visit him at www.timbowers.com

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She had continuously dreamed of being a big-time splashy stick insect. yet Poppy was once now not very glitzy or glittery, and he or she even tripped on her fancy costume. “Follow your desires! ” acknowledged Poppy’s mom. “You cross, lady! ” acknowledged Poppy’s grandparents. “Dream enormous, pig! ” stated Emma. “Modeling seriously is not for you,” stated the folks in control of the quest. “Try anything else! ” yet Poppy didn’t recognize what else to aim. And as she wandered via New beef urban, she started to ponder whether her goals would truly come precise. Poppy was once approximately to renounce while she heard her mom say, “Just stick with your center. be mindful, we like you it doesn't matter what. ” And her grandparents cheer, “We’re your largest enthusiasts! ” And her ally, Emma, squeal, “We’re the following for you! ” Poppy smiled. She knew simply what to do! whilst Poppy considered everything she really loved—her family and friends have been on the best of the checklist! So, day after today, Poppy invited Emma for a “pig’s time out” within the park. whereas guffawing and jogging alongside, they noticed an ice rink. Poppy and Emma watched the skaters skimming and spinning, swooping and swizzling at the ice. Poppy learned it was once the main attractive sight she had ever noticeable. Her middle danced with pleasure! Emma observed a twinkle in Poppy’s eye and high-fived her buddy. “Dream large, pig! ” she cheered. So Poppy waddled and toddled correct as much as the instructor and stated, “I’d prefer to be a unbelievable ice-skating megastar. ” “A pig on ice? ” the instructor meditated. “Honey, I don’t understand if that’s attainable. ” “Anything’s possible,” replied Poppy. “I think in dreaming gigantic! ” the instructor shrugged. “As you wish,” she stated. “We’ll see if the pig’s bought pizzazz. ” Poppy laced up her skates. She slipped and slid everywhere in the ice. She fell. yet, this time… …Poppy obtained up. again and again and over, she shuffled and stumbled and fumbled and fell. yet by the point the rink closed for the evening, Poppy used to be skating greater than she was once falling. And it felt like…magic! Poppy lower back to the rink the very subsequent day. Her cheeks have been crimson with iciness wind and pleasure. She was once so satisfied gliding and sliding and tumbling and bumbling at the ice, she didn’t even become aware of that she wasn’t ideal. and no-one else did both. Now, a so much chronic pig, Poppy discovered to twirl and swirl and to do dips and lunges and splits. Poppy discovered to do jumps and spirals and lifts. prior to she knew it, progressively more skaters stopped to monitor Poppy practice—she used to be rather a sight! She even had her photo at the entrance web page of the newspaper. Poppy felt like a celeb! a few of her enthusiasts made T-shirts that learn “FOLLOW YOUR goals! ” Others wore hats that acknowledged “DREAM monstrous, PIG! ” And tote baggage declared “YOU move, lady! ” Poppy’s goals had come actual! Time glided by, yet Poppy didn’t cease dreaming. someday, she determined to be a pilot. She desired to parachute and be the 1st sky-diving pig. “When pigs fly! ” stated the opposite pilots. yet they didn't be aware of Poppy. She was once a pig who dreamed significant.

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