Sophie in the Saddle

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Walker, 1993 - Children's stories - 91 pages
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Small but very determined, Sophie loves animals and is going to be a farmer when she grows up. She has herds of insects and acquires a snail, a rabbit, a cat and a dog. She also befriends a pony called Bumblebee and a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig.

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Contents

Jolly Brave
19
Bumblebee
51
The Rescue
65
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Dick King-Smith was born on March 27, 1922 in Bitten, Gloucestershire, England. Before becoming a full-time author, he was a farmer and a schoolteacher. He served in the Grenadier Guards during World War II and attended Marlborough College in Wiltshire. He has written over 100 children's books including The Fox Busters, The Hodgeheg, and The Sheep Pig (aka Babe-The Gallant Pig), which was adapted as the 1995 film Babe. The 1995 TV miniseries The Queen's Nose was also based in one of his books. He was voted Children's Author of the Year at the 1991 British Book Awards. He died on January 4, 2011 at the age of 88.

David Parkins is an illustrator. He art college in 1978. He is married to Angie and has a stepdaughter (Lucy), a stepson (Wills) and a daughter (Hattie). Although he was born in England, he currently lives in Cardinal, Ontario, Canada.

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