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Babe: The Gallant Pig

Babe: The Gallant Pig by Dick King-Smith
Jul 18, 1995 | 128 Pages
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  • Paperback $6.99

    Jul 18, 1995 | 128 Pages | 6-9 years

  • Ebook $6.99

    Jul 15, 2015 | 128 Pages | 6-9 years

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An ALA Notable Book
A Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Book
A Horn Book Fanfare Honor Book
An IRA-CBC Children’s Choice
An NCTE Teachers’ Choice
“A hilarious fantasy about a plucky piglet that learns how to tend sheep, Babe is a barnyard charmer.” —The Washington Post on the film adaptation
“An animal fantasy which will inevitably be compared to Charlotte’s Web. . . . A splendid book.” —The Horn Book, starred review
“Impossible to resist.” —Booklist, starred review 
“One of the most delightful children’s authors.” —The Guardian on Dick King-Smith


Booklist Books for Youth Editors’ Choice WINNER 1985

Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book WINNER 1985

Horn Book Fanfare WINNER 1985

Library of Congress Children’s Books of the Year WINNER 1985

Parents’ Choice Award WINNER 1985

Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award NOMINEE 1998

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