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Old Pig

Author: Margaret Wild; Ron Brooks
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Because Old Pig knows that her time to die is near, she puts her affairs in order and takes a slow walk with Granddaughter to savor the beauty for one last time.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's stories
Children's picture books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Wild; Ron Brooks
ISBN: 9781741757064 1741757061
OCLC Number: 271821754
Notes: "Published in Australia 1995 by Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd"--Title page verso.
Awards: Winner of The Children's Book Council of Australia 1996
Winner of Book of the Year Award 1996
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
Short-listed for The New Yorker 1997 (United States)
Short-listed for Best Book of the Year 1998
Short-listed for National Council for Social Studies & Children's Book Council 1997
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: story by Margaret Wild ; pictures by Ron Brooks.

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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.  Read more...

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"Wild's poignant story about the death of Old Pig is full of warmth and, yes, joy." "--Publishers Weekly" "This heartbreaking, gentle, perfectly indirect story about the last days on earth of an Read more...

 
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