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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.

‘An unexpectedly thrilling, funny charmer of a book’ – Guardian

‘Dick King-Smith is a huge favourite with children’ – Observer

***Winner of the Guardian Fiction Award***

Dick King-Smith served in the Grenadier Guards during the Second World War, and afterwards spent twenty Years as a farmer in Gloucestershire, the country of his birth. Many of his stories are inspired by his farming experiences.

He wrote a great number of children’s books, including The Sheep-Pig (winner of the Guardian Award and filmed as Babe), Harry’s Mad, Noah’s Brother, The Queen’s Nose, Martin’s Mice, Ace, The Cuckoo Child and Harriet’s Hare (winner of the Children’s Book Award in 1995).

In 2009 he was made an OBE for services to children’s literature. Dick King-Smith died in 2011 at the age of eighty-eight.

Additional information

Author

Dick King-Smith

Book Format

Paperback

Publisher

Penguin Random House Children's UK

ISBN

9780141370217

Suggested Reading Age

Approx 7 years

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