Nanny Piggins and the Runaway Lion

Nanny Piggins and the Runaway Lion

Nanny Piggins Series, Book 3

eBook - 2014
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A flying pig's job is never done...With a runaway lion loose in the neighborhood, Derrick, Samantha, and Michael feel scared. Nanny Piggins feels like a slice of cake. And Boris feels like that lion looks strangely familiar...But if there was ever a pig who could tame both lion and lion tamer, it's Nanny Piggins! She also revolutionizes the sport of ski jumping, introduces hot-pink leotards to the local Neighborhood Watch, and demonstrates trapeze skills on a moving bus-all while thwarting Mr. Green's attempt to send the children to Nicaragua. R. A. Spratt's third book in the delightfully madcap Nanny Piggins series is filled with more high-flying adventures, more outrageous characters, and more chocolate cake than ever before!
Publisher: 2014
ISBN: 9780316279482
Branch Call Number: OverDrive ebook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Meet Nanny Piggins. Yes, she is a pig, as well as a nanny…. but what a nanny!

Once a circus acrobat, Nanny Piggins is now the amazing caregiver of the three Green children: Derrick, Samantha and Michael. Unmatched among nannies in bravery, agility and cleverness, she also boasts an unbeatable flying leg lock and a talent for making chocolate cake. It’s safe to say that there’s nothing “ordinary” about Nanny Piggins and her adventures!

Most importantly, the Green children adore her.

In this hilarious book, Nanny’s madcap escapades (shared with the Green children) include thwarting Mr. Green’s plans to send the children to a faraway boarding school, rescuing a kidnapped author, capturing a very clever burglar, revising Shakespeare’s famous tragedy Hamlet, revolutionizing the sport of ski jumping in the Italian Alps and as the title of the book suggests, encountering a runaway circus lion.

Even a broken ankle doesn’t deter this intrepid pig, as she uses her recuperation time to foil a gang of international thieves!

When young readers finish this book, they may wish for a Nanny Piggins of their own. As this isn’t possible, of course, the best alternative is to read about more of her escapades and exploits, in Nanny Piggins and the Wicked Plan.

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