The Sheep-Pig

Author: Dick King-Smith
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Type of book: Fiction
Available Languages: English, Korean, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish
Available Formats: Paperback

The Sheep-pig is one of Dick King-Smith's most famous tales, winning The Guardian Fiction Award in 1984. It shot to further fame when the film adaptation, Babe, was released in 1995. When Babe, the little orphaned piglet, is won at a fair by Farmer Hogget, he is adopted by Fly, the kind-hearted sheep-dog. Babe is determined to learn everything he can from Fly. He knows he can't be a sheep-dog. But maybe, just maybe, he might be a sheep-pig. This enchanting tale is perfect reading material for all young animal lovers.

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