The Sheep-Pig

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

One day,one little pig came to Farmer Hogett. This little pig is called Babe.Babe is clever and brave. One day,Babe said "Why can't I learn to be a sheep-pig?" Will Babe be able to become a good sheep ... Read full review

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User Review  - d.lury - LibraryThing

Babe is a very clever pig. One day he became sheep-pig and works at a farmer. Many people think that dogs are cleverer than sheep. But sheep in this book have minds. Babe is a very kind pig. So I felt a clam mind. 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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