Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search

Children's Fiction General

A Treasury of Jillian Jiggs

by (author) Phoebe Gilman

Publisher
Scholastic Canada Ltd
Initial publish date
Aug 2008
Category
General
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780545993166
    Publish Date
    Aug 2008
    List Price
    $24.99

Add it to your shelf

Where to buy it

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 2

Description

All five best-selling Jillian Jiggs books, now in one oversized treasury, perfect for gift-giving!

"Jillian, Jillian, Jillian Jiggs, it looks like your room has been lived in by pigs!" Every Canadian kid knows Jillian Jiggs, as well as its sequels: The Wonderful Pigs of Jillian Jiggs, Jillian Jiggs to the Rescue, Jillian Jiggs and the Secret Surprise, and Jillian Jiggs and the Great Big Snow. Now all five best-selling volumes are collected into this oversized treasury, including instructions for making your own wonderful pig and the complete stageplay, "The Chicken Princess."

About the author

Pheobe Gilman was the beloved creator of the Jillian Jiggs series as well as the award-winning Something from Nothing, The Gypsy Princess, Pirate Pearl, Little Blue Ben, The Balloon Tree, and Grandma and the Pirates. She passed away in 2002.

Phoebe Gilman's profile page

Awards

  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre

Editorial Reviews

"The brightly coloured illustrations...homey details, catchy verse, and endearing individuality of each pig make this title a sure bet for constant re-reading." &mdash Quill & Quire (Wonderful Pigs of Jillian Jiggs)

Librarian Reviews

A Treasury of Jillian Jiggs

The entire Jillian Jiggs series is now available in one oversized treasury, which includes instructions for making Jillian’s “wonderful pigs” and the complete script for the play The Chicken Princess. Extras include a bio of Phoebe Gilman, background information about each story and lists of hidden items to search for within the illustrations.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2009.

Other titles by Phoebe Gilman