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The sheep-pig

Series: Puffin book collection

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780141370217

Publication Date: 6 Jul 2017

Subject: Children's novels

Suitable for: Primary

AR: 5.6 LY

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An orphaned piglet is adopted by a sheep-dog and discovers that he is a natural at herding sheep

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Summary

An orphaned piglet is adopted by a sheep-dog and discovers that he is a natural at herding sheep

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.

The Sheep-pig is one of Dick King-Smith's most famous tales. It shot to further fame when the film adaptation, Babe, was released in 1995.

NOTE : Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award 1984.

NOTE : Pie Corbett Reading Spine Year 3.

Contents

p1 'Guess my weight'
p8 'There. Is that nice?'
p18 'Why can't I learn?'
p27 'You'm a polite young chap'
p38 'Keep yelling, young un'
p50 'Good pig'
p62 'What's trials?'
p74 'Oh Ma!'
p88 'Was it Babe?'
p97 'Get it off by heart'
p110 'Today is the day'
p119 'That'll do'

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JF
Subject
Children's novels
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B & W illustrations throughout
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6 Jul 2017
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New Cover Reprint
ISBN
9780141370217
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Paperback
Pages
136
Width
129mm
Height
197mm
Weight
110g
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