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Pignapped: A Cobtown Story
By Robert Van Nutt (illustrator) and Julia Van Nutt
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Doubleday
Publication date May 1, 2000
Binding Hardcover
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780385325592
ISBN-10 0385325592
Dimensions 0.25 by 8.25 by 11.25 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $15.95
Other format details juvenile
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Heddy Peggler's pig Oinkey has been pignapped by the greedy scientist, Dr. Z. Z. Squeers and is to be displayed at the Ploomajiggy Museum of Animal History, but Heddy and her friends are ready to put a stop to evil Dr. Squeers. description: Product Description: Missing: One Little Striped Pig!

Oinkey has been pignapped! Three men of science arrive in Cobtown to collect new and rare plants, minerals, and animals. They are eager to take their discoveries back to the big city of Ploomajiggy. But their expedition fails. Humiliated, the scientists leave town, but not before one of them, Dr. Z. Z. Squeers, makes off with an animal that he's determined to display at the Ploomajiggy Museum of Animal History. The animal is Heddy Peggler's wild pig, Oinkey. But Oinkey doesn't go willingly. . . . With no time to lose, Heddy and her friend Fliberty Jibbert take off after Dr. Squeers. Lucky Hart joins them in Ploomajiggy. But what awaits them at the museum is enough to frighten the bravest soul. Will Oinkey regain his freedom? Or will he be forever captive and immortalized in the name of science?

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9780385325592 | details & prices | 8.25 × 11.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.70 lbs | List price $15.95
About: In Cobtown in 1845, ten-year old Lucky Hart describes in her diary the frightening adventure she and her friend Fliberty Jibbert experience when they set out to rescue Oinkey the pig from the Ploomajiggy Museum of Animal History.

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