by Victoria Jamieson


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From the New York Times bestselling author of When Stars Are Scattered comes a Olympics-themed picture book that brings home the bacon. This hilarious story makes a great read-aloud for the 2021 Summer Games! 

Boomer the Pig has been training hard for the Animal Olympics, so when he loses his first race, he shrugs it off and cheerfully moves on. One event after another, Boomer keeps losing, and the frustration begins to get to him. But even after coming in last in every sport, there's no getting this Olympig down. It's just great practice for the Winter Games! This encouraging and funny story is for every kid who's ever been told "you can't win 'em all."

"A humorous romp."—Publishers Weekly

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ISBN-13: 9781101997796
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 07/05/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 18,611
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Victoria Jamieson is the co-creator of the National Book Award finalist When Stars Are Scattered and the creator of the graphic novels All's Faire in Middle School and Newbery Honor winner Roller Girl. She received her BFA in illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design and worked as a children's book designer before becoming a freelance illustrator. She has also worked as a portrait artist aboard a cruise ship, and has lived in Australia, Italy, and Canada. Now she lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and son.

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