The Marzipan Pig

By Hoban, Russell

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9781590179994 9781681370033
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Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on October 1, 2016

This existential love story, first published in 1986, is much closer in tone to Hoban's Mouse and His Child than to Bread and Jam for Frances (rev. 12/64). When a mouse eats a long-lost candy pig with a philosophical nature, the mouse ingests its marzipan "sweetness, sweetness, sweetness." She suddenly feels a longing she never felt before and falls in lov...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2016

Reissue, 1987, Farrar. After eating a candy pig with a philosophical nature, a mouse suddenly falls in love with a grandfather clock. ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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