The Sheep-Pig

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Penguin Books, Limited, Jan 28, 1999 - 128 pages
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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I don't recall the movie, but I have a sense of having watched it - enough so my view of the book may be colored. But I think the book was darling, for early chapter readers who can suspend disbelief ... Read full review

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A charming little tale about the piglet Babe who becomes the best in understanding the sheep - and thus also a very good “sheep-pig”. I liked Babe as a character - earnest, polite and affectionate ... Read full review


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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.

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