""He's a porker with passion, "
"a dancing fool, a pig with rhythm- "
"this breaks every rule,""
"said the normally reticent mule."
Now in paperback, "Dumpy La Rue," a story of a pig who knew what he wanted to do.
Elizabeth Winthrop's romping, rhyming story and Betsy Lewin's exuberant illustrations will have readers tapping their toes, jumping for joy, and dancing a jig with this passionate pig as they follow him and the barnyard animals from farm to fame.
"Dumpy La Rue" is a 2001 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year.