Most pigs don't swim, or so it's said. But on this hot summer day, the pig on Neligan's farm sits by the pond feeling envious of the ducks and geese floating in the cool water. Finally, when she can endure the heat no longer—Splash!—this sweltering pig takes a dive, throwing the entire farm into an uproar. Full color.
is the award-winning author of many books for children, including "Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?“ and the other Little Bear books, illustrated by Barbara Firth, ”Farmer Duck, “ illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, and ”Owl Babies, " illustrated by Patrick Benson. He lives in Northern Ireland.