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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (558 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Kate DiCamillo Narrator: Ron McLarty Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Mercy Watson Series Release Date: June 2008 ISBN: 9780739360484
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Can Mercy Watson outwit . . . Animal Control? The porcine wonder’s on the lam in her latest tongue-in-snout adventure!

Eugenia and Baby Lincoln may live next door to a pig, but that doesn’t stop them from living a gracious life. And the amiable Mercy Watson is equally determined to follow the delightful scent (and delicious taste) of the pansies her thoughtful neighbors are planting to beautify their yard. "Where have all the flowers gone?" shouts Eugenia, who is finally ready to take extreme measures —- and dial Animal Control! Has Mercy’s swine song come at last? Or will her well-pampered instincts keep her in buttered toast? Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Melissa | 2/5/2014

    " I've read this book to my kids before and it was funny, but for some reason last night, as I was reading out loud to the kids, the characters developed southern accents. And suddenly the book was hilarious! The kids could not stop laughing. This book is great fun! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ethan | 2/3/2014

    " It's funny that Mercy Watson is about to be going to the pet store, but then they have toast (her favorite food). She's just too funny for a pig! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Vivian | 11/14/2013

    " Love, love, love the Mercy Watson books! Adults are going to enjoy these as much as their children. They are the perfect transition from Easy Reader to chapter books -- large print, full color illustrations, and great stories. I recommend them all the time. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michelle | 11/2/2013

    " we have enjoyed every book in this series--Katya as well as Nathan will listen to the whold story in one sitting. Great characters, great pictures, great situations that are funny to adults and kids. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tammy Curry | 9/19/2013

    " These books are fantastic! I adore this series and my son really likes them. She's a great writer. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Elizabeth | 7/7/2013

    " mercy watson eats the freshly planted pansies from her neighbor's yard. uh-oh!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dianna | 6/21/2013

    " Mercy Watson attends a disappointing tea party, eats the neighbor's pansies, and avoids capture by Animal Control. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mandy | 3/1/2013

    " This is the adorable tale of Mercy the pig who the events that follow her pansy eating from the neighbors garden. While the books is broken into chapters it still can be easily read in one sittng. The hilarious story and funny illustrations make it fun to read and fun to listen to. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cynthia | 2/17/2013

    " Mercy eludes Animal Control in this book. Once again, it is part of a Kate DiCamillo author study I am doing with my second graders, and I also bought the audio CD. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Horace Mann Family Reading Challenge | 8/21/2012

    " First Mercy acts like a dog, and the animal control officer, Francine Poulet was thinking like a pig. In the end Francine Poulet let's the dogs be free then they has some toast, even Mercy. I.R. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kinsey | 6/20/2012

    " i really really really really really liked this book "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amanda | 6/4/2012

    " This entire series is great. We started reading them when my son was probably 4 yrs old and now that he is 9 yrs old we still enjoy them. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ginger | 1/1/2012

    " DiCamillo for the Younger reader. Mercy Watson is a pig, who has rollicking misadventures. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jessica Lovesdexter | 11/12/2011

    " i lve the Mercy Watson books.they are very funny "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tara | 7/18/2011

    " Another great Mercy book. This is the adventure of Mercy being chased after by the animal control after the neighbor called them. Of course the animal control doesn't take Mercy in because she is too lovable. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Megan | 7/2/2011

    " Mercy Watson rocks my socks. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kaycee | 5/15/2011

    " I think Mercy Watson is a good book because the pig mercy does funy stuff.
    There neighbor does not like the pig but her sister does!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tara | 4/21/2011

    " Great book! I feel that this book really would capture the attention of all readers. It caught mine! Mercy catches a theif trying to steal their toaster. Mercy can't let that happen because without a toaster you can't have toast. This book was funny and would be great for third grade. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Elizabeth | 9/12/2010

    " mercy watson wakes up in the middle of the night only to find a robber in the kitchen. she quickly falls asleep right in the robber's path! from that point forward, chaos ensues! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kflora | 8/24/2010

    " We loved this book! The kids laughed, I laughed - the pictures and the words are just darling. Definately something we'll have to add to our kid's bookshelf! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Evan | 2/6/2010

    " I like it. I liked the part where the fire department and the police came. It was so awesome! I like Mercy because she always does something nice for Mr. and Mrs. Watson. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 nicole | 9/19/2009

    " I love this series, and this book in particular, where Mercy's love and nose for toast leads her to stop a bandit from raiding the house. What I love best about these books, characters and story aside, is Chris Van Dusen's illustration. Great light, great perspective. Dude's awesome. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cherie | 8/30/2009

    " Leroy Ninker steals from Mercy's owner and Mercy goes to sleep in front of the door. Leroy sits on her and she starts running and bucks him off and sits on him. It's very funny. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laura | 8/13/2009

    " Mercy Watson is a pig who acts like a person. It is great for a late first grade or second grade reader who is ready to start transitioning to beginning reader chapter books. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dolly | 5/2/2009

    " This is a fun book to read, but very silly. It's a chapter book, but there are lots of pictures and the chapters are very short, so it's perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud to younger children. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cori | 2/3/2009

    " I am sad to say I didn't love this one as much as the others. Might have something to do with the 45 minutes discussion I had with my girls about the little boy stealing all of the Watson's stuff.

    I-YI-YI "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jennifer | 1/4/2009

    " This was my first Mercy Watson book and it got me hooked! Between, Leroy and the The Lincoln Sisters I was rolling in laughter! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laura | 11/25/2008

    " The 3rd installment in the delightful tale of a pig named Mercy who loves toast. Georgia loves these stories and even reads them by herself when we are finished reading aloud together. Highly recommend this book and others in the series for 2nd grade readers. "

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About the Author
Author Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo is an American author of children’s fiction and twice winner of the Newbery Medal. Several of her books made the New York Times bestsellers list. Her debut novel, the award-winning Because of Winn-Dixie, was made into a major motion picture, and her book The Tiger Rising was a finalist for the National Book Award. She is the US National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2014 to 2015, appointed by the Library of Congress.

About the Narrator

Ron McLarty is a veteran actor of television, film, and stage as well as an award-winning audiobook narrator. He has more than 100 television appearances to his credit, including as a series regular on Spencer for Hire and Law & Order. His film career began in 1977 with a performance in The Sentinel and continued with such films as The Postman, Flamingo Kid, and, most recently, How Do You Know? His stage credits include Broadway and other productions. He has narrated more than 100 audiobooks, earning nine Earphones Awards and recognition by AudioFile magazine as a Best Voice in Mystery & Suspense in 2009 and 2010. He has twice been a finalist for the prestigious Audie Awards and then won the award in 2001 for Best Mystery Narration. He is also an accomplished playwright and an acclaimed novelist.