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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (221 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Arnold Lobel Narrator: Mark Linn-Baker Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2009 ISBN: 9780061901614
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After the farmer's wife cleans up all of his good, soft mud, Small Pig decides to run away. He's sure to find a better pigpen in the city. But, once there, the puddle he thought was mud is not mud at all! And now this small pig has one BIG problem.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This little pig is a laugh all the way to his new, never-to-be-mopped-up mud puddle.” 

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dianna | 2/20/2014

    " Small pig runs away because his owner vacuums up all his mud. He finds a lovely mud pit in the city, but it turns out to be wet cement. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cheryl in CC NV | 2/13/2014

    " Yes it's old, but it's still adorable. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rozalyn | 1/29/2014

    " Cute little story and my newest reader is very happy about the fact that he read the entire thing himself! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sherry | 1/28/2014

    " My son loved this story. Made me realize,... maybe I was a LITTLE too strict about housecleaning.....I was like the farmer's wife : )Reead over & over (still have a copy) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sophia | 1/20/2014

    " Love this cute little tale "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Heather | 1/18/2014

    " One of my favorites. The expressions on the pig (angry and stuck in cement)...love them. I've got my childhood edition. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Patricia | 1/14/2014

    " loved it as a child and STILL love it as a parent :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Clara | 1/9/2014

    " very touching. you should read it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alex Margolies | 1/4/2014

    " Another great book by Arnold Lobel - lots of fun. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jenny | 12/25/2013

    " This was a fun little book with many three-letter words my 4-year-old could read, which is a big bonus to me. The story was fun and the pictures helped the kids enjoy the story after I'd read it and they just wanted to look back through the book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Caren | 12/14/2013

    " Another one of my childhood favorites. I always felt sorry for the pig losing his mud and then getting stuck in cement. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Emily | 11/30/2013

    " A very entertaining story for young children learning to read. The illustrations and text work well together, helping you to absolutely fall in love with the "small pig." "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Crimeny! | 11/6/2013

    " for some reason, my pops always read the farmer and his wife's voices in a swedish accent. this book will always be in one of my heart chambers. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Teresa | 10/31/2013

    " I think I chose "This was amazing!" mostly on the basis of nostalgia, though it is one of the sweetest picture/chapter books I've read (right up there with "Ferdinand"). I'm a huge fan of Arnold Lobel; he had a way with words and was so prolific. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Andrea | 6/1/2013

    " Early chapter book "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jocelyn Haeberle | 12/27/2012

    " I am in posession of a recording of my 4-year-old self "reading" this book. I don't share it with many people but it is truly hilarious. Just a great beginners book! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Superreader200 | 10/3/2012

    " Because Small Pig got stuck in the mud. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dolly | 10/1/2012

    " A simple story about a pig who just wants some nice mud to wallow in. It's a good book for beginning readers and has stood the test of time as it's over 40 years old. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Melissa Brankovic | 9/13/2012

    " A story of not fixing it if not broken. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laura | 2/8/2012

    " Best. children's book. Ever. Except for, um, all the other best children's books ever, such as Goodnight Moon. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Polly | 12/16/2011

    " Very sweet! I adore Arnold Lobel's books! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Elizabeth S | 11/16/2011

    " More fun from the author of the famous Frog and Toad series. I enjoyed how Lobel described Small Pig enjoying the mud. Almost makes you want to be a pig so you can enjoy mud like that as well. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 MK | 10/7/2011

    " one of my favorite childhood books "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dawn | 9/19/2011

    " It was a bit sad when the small pig got stuck in the concrete on the sidewalk, but then when he came home there was a big puddle of mud in this pen. I found it funny at the start when the farmer's wife hoovered the farmyard. I like it because it was imaginative. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jj Le | 8/23/2011

    " My review is short and sweet. Lol. If the farmers wife never cleaned up the pigs mud puddle. The pig would have never left. So therefore there be no story and no drama. Lol "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Monica | 8/21/2011

    " One of my all time favorites when I was little! Unlike most books, I could read this one over and over. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dawn | 5/6/2011

    " It was a bit sad when the small pig got stuck in the concrete on the sidewalk, but then when he came home there was a big puddle of mud in this pen. I found it funny at the start when the farmer's wife hoovered the farmyard. I like it because it was imaginative. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Monica | 3/21/2011

    " One of my all time favorites when I was little! Unlike most books, I could read this one over and over. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Clara | 2/9/2011

    " very touching. you should read it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dolly | 6/1/2010

    " A simple story about a pig who just wants some nice mud to wallow in. It's a good book for beginning readers and has stood the test of time as it's over 40 years old. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dianna | 4/12/2010

    " Small pig runs away because his owner vacuums up all his mud. He finds a lovely mud pit in the city, but it turns out to be wet cement. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cheryl in CC NV | 3/26/2010

    " Yes it's old, but it's still adorable. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 MK | 11/22/2009

    " one of my favorite childhood books "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Athen | 11/15/2009

    " Oh my lord, I love this book. Definitely one of the first books to make me cry, both in the boo-hoo way (first) and the Yay! way (later). Still have my little-kid copy. "

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

    " Pigs belong in nice, soft mud - not in the city. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Heather | 7/9/2008

    " One of my favorites. The expressions on the pig (angry and stuck in cement)...love them. I've got my childhood edition. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Crimeny! | 5/10/2008

    " for some reason, my pops always read the farmer and his wife's voices in a swedish accent. this book will always be in one of my heart chambers. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rozalyn | 4/23/2008

    " Cute little story and my newest reader is very happy about the fact that he read the entire thing himself! "

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About the Author
Author Arnold Lobel

Arnold Lobel (1933–1987) was the award-winning author and illustrator of many beloved children’s books, including the classic I Can Read books about Frog and Toad, and the Caldecott Medal winning Fables.

About the Narrator

Mark Linn-Baker was most recently seen as "Toad" in the Broadway musical A Year with Frog and Toad. He is a producing director of New York Stage and Film, and his Broadway credits include A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Face Value, and Doonesbury. For many, he is best known as Larry Appleton of television's Perfect Strangers.