A Day No Pigs Would Die
by Robert Newton Peck
Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge
The best man at Robert Newton Peck's wedding was an old college buddy of his—no other than Fred Rogers, a.k.a. television's Mr. Rogers (source).
Peck's "personal motto" is as follows: "Wish not for apples. Grow strong trees." Seems pretty perfect for this here book of ours. (Source)
A Day No Pigs Would Die was one of the top 100 banned and challenged books in 1990-1999 and 2000 -2009. Other popular children's titles on the lists include the Harry Potter series, Captain Underpants, The Chocolate War, and Bridge to Terabithia. How do you think Pigs stacks up to these others in terms of banworthiness? (Source)