Based on the author’s own experience with a relative who has Down Syndrome, “Who is Mr. Piggy Pig” relates the heartwarming story of a young pig with Down Syndrome who was nurtured and encouraged by his family to be a productive member of society. As a result, when he is older he helps other children with special needs. Although the story is set in Thailand, the theme of giving to others is universal. The text is easy to understand, and the artwork is beautiful. Children will be enchanted with the pictures of the piglets attending Chuanchuen Home School. This book could be used as a curriculum selection for family, giving, special needs, or multicultural themes.
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