Stadler, J. (1989). The ballad of Wilbur and the moose. New York: Warner Juvenile Books.
Wilbur wants to start a pig farm out West. On his journey he meets a big blue moose ex-boxer named Alvin and with Alvin’s help collects pigs for his pig farm.
Genre: Fable, Fantasy, Picture Book
Audience: Students, Parents, Teachers
I would give this book a three. Even though I believe this book is written for older readers, I believe that it is still very violent. It also depicts a cross-dressing pig.
What other stories do you know that involve giant blue animals?