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Old Pig

Old Pig

Old Pig and Granddaughter have lived together for a long, long time. One day Old Pig does not get up as usual for breakfast. Calmly she pays her bills and puts her affairs in order. Then she takes Granddaughter on a last, long walk, and they say goodbye to each other in the best ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781863738132
Barcode 9781863738132
Published 1 September 1995 by Allen & Unwin
Format Hardback, Re-issue
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Author(s) By Brooks, Ron
By Wild, Margaret
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ISBN-13 9781863738132
ISBN-10 1863738134
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publication Date 1 September 1995
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback, Re-issue
Edition Re-issue
Author(s) By Brooks, Ron
By Wild, Margaret
Category Award Winning
General Picture Books
Animal Stories
Australian
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 240mm
Height: 255mm
Spine: 9mm
Weight 410g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code A823.3
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Old Pig and granddaughter have lived together for a long time. They share everything, including the chores, until the day when Old Pig does not get up as usual for breakfast. A story of living and loving, giving and receiving, about saying 'goodbye'. A classic picture book from the award winning author-illustrator team. Ages 5+

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of The Children's Book Council of Australia 1996 (Australia) -- Winner of Book of the Year Award 1996 (Australia) -- Winner of The Children's Book Council of Australia 1997 (United States) -- Winner of Picture Book of the Year Award 1997 (United States) -- Commended for Notable Children's Trade Book 1996 (Australia)

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Author's Bio

Margaret Wild and Ron Brooks are acclaimed for their thoughtful, award-winning children's books which have been published with great success in many countries.

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