By Kristi Yamaguchi, Tim Bowers

New York Times Bestseller!

"Follow your
"You cross, Girl!"
"Dream enormous, pig!"

Poppy is a waddling, toddling pig with tremendous goals. She desires to be a celeb! yet she quickly discovers that isn't as effortless because it sounds. it is just whilst Poppy feels the magic of gliding and sliding, swirling and twirling on ice that our so much continual pig actually believes in herself: Poppy, celebrity of the rink!

Kristi Yamaguchi is an ice-skating Olympic gold medalist and international champion who is familiar with how you can make desires come actual. via her photo publication debut, Kristi conjures up little ones of every age to dream big!

Kristi Yamaguchi is an Olympic determine skating champion and winner of Dancing With the Stars. Her motto "Always Dream" contributed to her good fortune off and on the ice and is one who she aspires to instill within the hearts of kids. Kristi presently lives within the San Francisco Bay zone together with her husband and their younger daughters.

Tim Bowers has regularly had a love for animals. in reality, he loved spending time at his grandparents' domestic traveling their bushy pals, which at one time, integrated a puppy pig named Porky! Tim has illustrated greater than twenty-five kid's books and obtained a number of awards for his delightfully candy and foolish illustrations. He usually visits colleges to advertise literacy and to proportion his adventure and love for illustrating kid's books. Tim Bowers lives in Ohio along with his spouse. Visit him at

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She knew simply what to do! whilst Poppy considered everything she actually loved—her family and friends have been on the best of the checklist! So, the next day to come, Poppy invited Emma for a “pig’s day trip” within the park. whereas guffawing and walking alongside, they noticed an ice rink. Poppy and Emma watched the skaters skimming and spinning, swooping and swizzling at the ice. Poppy learned it was once the main appealing sight she had ever obvious. Her center danced with pleasure! Emma observed a twinkle in Poppy’s eye and high-fived her pal. “Dream substantial, pig! ” she cheered. So Poppy waddled and toddled correct as much as the instructor and stated, “I’d prefer to be a stunning ice-skating big name. ” “A pig on ice? ” the trainer contemplated. “Honey, I don’t understand if that’s attainable. ” “Anything’s possible,” answered Poppy. “I think in dreaming substantial! ” the instructor shrugged. “As you wish,” she acknowledged. “We’ll see if the pig’s obtained pizzazz. ” Poppy laced up her skates. She slipped and slid everywhere in the ice. She fell. yet, this time… …Poppy acquired up. repeatedly and over, she shuffled and stumbled and fumbled and fell. yet by the point the rink closed for the evening, Poppy was once skating greater than she was once falling. And it felt like…magic! Poppy back to the rink the very subsequent day. Her cheeks have been red with wintry weather wind and pleasure. She used to be so satisfied gliding and sliding and tumbling and bumbling at the ice, she didn’t even observe that she wasn’t excellent. and no-one else did both. Now, a such a lot continual pig, Poppy realized to twirl and swirl and to do dips and lunges and splits. Poppy discovered to do jumps and spirals and lifts. earlier than she knew it, an increasing number of skaters stopped to observe Poppy practice—she was once rather a sight! She even had her photograph at the entrance web page of the newspaper. Poppy felt like a celeb! a few of her fanatics made T-shirts that learn “FOLLOW YOUR desires! ” Others wore hats that acknowledged “DREAM significant, PIG! ” And tote luggage declared “YOU cross, woman! ” Poppy’s desires had come actual! Time glided by, yet Poppy didn’t cease dreaming. at some point, she determined to be a pilot. She desired to parachute and be the 1st sky-diving pig. “When pigs fly! ” acknowledged the opposite pilots. yet they didn't comprehend Poppy. She used to be a pig who dreamed monstrous.

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