Ace, the very important pig

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Crown Publishers, Aug 11, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 134 pages
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Farmer Tubbs' amazing pig, Ace of Clubs, eventually winds up on television for his cleverness. The great-grandson of Babe: The Gallant Pig (1983, 1985), Ace understands human speech and becomes famous after he appears on a television show. Recommended.

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User Review  - Kate B - Goodreads

Between Dick King-Smith and the author of Charlotte's web we're at rick of never enjoying a bacon sandwich again. Read full review

Review: Ace: The Very Important Pig

User Review  - JennLynn - Goodreads

A very sweet, gentle and beautifully written story about a highly intelligent pig who becomes a cherished member of a farmer's family. Ace's relationships with the resident cat, dog and goat are delightful reading, as is his misadventure at the local pub. Read full review


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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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