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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ACE: The Very Important Pig

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Like his ancestor, Babe, the Gallant Pig (1985), who distinguished himself as a champion herder of sheep, Ace is a persistent achiever. His talent is understanding human speech; his communications to ... 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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