All Pigs Are Beautiful

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Candlewick Press, Feb 1, 1995 - Swine - 32 pages
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To Dick King-Smith, all pigs are beautiful--and by the time you finish this full and funny celebration of pigs, you will agree. With lots of expressive pictures of pigs, All Pigs Are Beautiful is a charmingly fresh, close-up look at this fascinating farm animal. Full color.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Allowing that his favorite was fierce-looking Monty, a 600- pound "large white" who had ten "wives" and was a "pushover" who loved to have his head scratched, the author of Babe, the Gallant Pig (1985 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Whitney Bailey - Goodreads

Think of a mnemonic to help you remember how to spell 'beautiful'. Some people might think of pigs as 'monstrous and frightening'. Can you think of words that mean the same as or the opposite of this ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Dick King-Smith was born on March 27, 1922 in Bitten, Gloucestershire, England. He was a farmer and a schoolteacher and he also served in the Grenadier Guards during World War II. King-Smith has written over 100 children's books including The Fox Busters 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. King-Smith was voted Children's Author of the Year at the 1992 British Book Awards.

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