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Babe : the gallant pig / Dick King-Smith ; illustrated by Maggie Kneen.

By: King-Smith, Dick.
Contributor(s): Kneen, Maggie.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Knopf, c2005Edition: 20th anniversary ed.Description: 130 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0375829709; 0375929703 (lib. bdg.).Uniform titles: Sheep-pig Subject(s): Pigs -- Fiction | Domestic animals -- Fiction | Sheepherding -- Fiction | Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- FictionDDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.K5893 | Bab 2005Summary: A piglet comes to Farmer Hogget's farm, where he is adopted by an old sheepdog and accomplishes amazing things. Knopf is proud to present a handsome 20th-anniversary edition of Dick King-Smith₂s bestselling novel that became an Academy Award*nominated movie. When Babe arrives at Hogget Farm, Mrs. Hogget₂s thoughts turn to sizzling bacon and juicy pork chops*until he reveals a surprising talent for sheepherding, that is. Before long, Babe is handling Farmer Hogget₂s flock better than any sheepdog ever could. Babe is so good, in fact, that the farmer enters him into the Grand Challenge Sheepdog Trials. Will it take a miracle for Babe to win? Complete with the original text and stunningly reillustrated by acclaimed artist Maggie Kneen, this anniversary edition of Babe is perfect to introduce a new generation of readers to the magical story of a pig like no other.
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"Originally published in Great Britainin 1983 under the title The sheep-pig"--T.p. verso.

A piglet comes to Farmer Hogget's farm, where he is adopted by an old sheepdog and accomplishes amazing things. Knopf is proud to present a handsome 20th-anniversary edition of Dick King-Smith₂s bestselling novel that became an Academy Award*nominated movie. When Babe arrives at Hogget Farm, Mrs. Hogget₂s thoughts turn to sizzling bacon and juicy pork chops*until he reveals a surprising talent for sheepherding, that is. Before long, Babe is handling Farmer Hogget₂s flock better than any sheepdog ever could. Babe is so good, in fact, that the farmer enters him into the Grand Challenge Sheepdog Trials. Will it take a miracle for Babe to win? Complete with the original text and stunningly reillustrated by acclaimed artist Maggie Kneen, this anniversary edition of Babe is perfect to introduce a new generation of readers to the magical story of a pig like no other.

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