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The Resource Babe : the gallant pig, Dick King-Smith ; illustrated by Maggie Kneen

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

Label
Babe : the gallant pig
Title
Babe
Title remainder
the gallant pig
Statement of responsibility
Dick King-Smith ; illustrated by Maggie Kneen
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 Award6nominated movie. When Babe arrives at Hogget Farm, Mrs. Hogget2s thoughts turn to sizzling bacon and juicy pork chops7until 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
Member of
Summary
A piglet destined for eventual butchering arrives at the farmyard, is adopted by an old sheep dog, and discovers a special secret to success
Tone
Character
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 1986
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
093039
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.K5893
LC item number
Bab 2005
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the gallant pig
Label
Babe : the gallant pig, Dick King-Smith ; illustrated by Maggie Kneen
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/bios/random051/2004005832.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britainin 1983 under the title The sheep-pig"--T.p. verso
Control code
2461690
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
20th anniversary ed.
Extent
130 p.
Isbn
9780375929700
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2004005832
Other control number
9780375829703
Other physical details
ill
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54858031
Label
Babe : the gallant pig, Dick King-Smith ; illustrated by Maggie Kneen
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/bios/random051/2004005832.html
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britainin 1983 under the title The sheep-pig"--T.p. verso
Control code
2461690
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
20th anniversary ed.
Extent
130 p.
Isbn
9780375929700
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2004005832
Other control number
9780375829703
Other physical details
ill
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54858031

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