Horn Book Fanfare WINNER 1990
Library of Congress Children’s Books of the Year WINNER 1991
Maine Student Book Master List WINNER 1991
School Library Journal Best Book of the Year WINNER 1989
Ace is an intelligent, lovable, unlikely pig hero…King-Smith’s delightful animal fantasy is lightly satirical, poking fun at human pretensions in the foibles of the animal characters" –School Library Journal, starred review.