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Old Pig

Old Pig (Paperback)

By Wild, Margaret
By Brooks, Ron

Shortlisted, Picture Book of the Year, Children's Book Council Awards 1996Shortlisted, Picture Book Division, ACT Canberra's Own Outstanding List (COOL) Awards 1998Shortlisted, Picture Storybook, Young Australians' Best Book Awards (YABBA) 1997Commended, Ashton Scholastic Award f...or Best Designed Children's Book 1996Old Pig and Granddaughter have lived together for a long, long time. They share everything, including the chores, until the day when Old Pig does not get up as usual for breakfast. Calmly she puts her affairs in order, then she takes Granddaughter on a last long walk - looking and listening, smelling and tasting. Old Pig and Granddaughter say goodbye in the best way they know.A tender story of living and loving, giving and receiving; a glorious celebration of the world.classic.'Kevin Mark, Kairos'This book is about living, not dying.'Linnet Hunter, The Age.typeset over Xmas-11/1, [REVISED 10/2] proofread 10/2-24/2, author 26/2-8/3, 2nds 10/3-18/3, index/crc 22/3-5/4, printer 23/4/99 for Sept 99 publication.DOB: 30.3.53
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ISBN 9781863736794
Published NZ 1 Apr 1998
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781863736794
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Published 1 Apr 1998
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
 › 2 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Wild, Margaret
By Brooks, Ron
Series Paperark
Category Award Winning
General Picture Books
Animal Stories
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 240mm
Height: 255mm
Spine: 3mm
Dewey Code A823.3
Weight 180g
Interest Age 4-6 years
Reading Age 4-9 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile