Old Pig

Author(s): Margaret Wild

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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 for 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.lassic.'Kevin Mark, Kairos'This book is about living, not dying.'Linnet Hunter, The Age.

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Shortlisted, Picture Book of the Year, Children's Book Council Awards 1996Shortlisted, Picture Book Division Divison, ACT Canberra's Own Outstanding List (COOL) Awards 1998Commended, Ashton Scholastic Award for Best Designed Children's Book 1

Shortlisted for YABBA Award for Picture Storybooks 1997.

One of the truly great picture books.Margaret Dunkle, Australian Bookseller and PublisherWild's poignant story about the death of Old Pig is full of warmth and, yes, joy.Publishers WeeklyBeautiful in its simplicity, this captures the essence of a life; children cannot help but feel the love that infuses it.Ilene Cooper, Booklistdeserves to become recognised as a modern classic.Kevin Mark, Kairos

General Fields

  • : 9781863736794
  • : allenu
  • : allenu
  • : 0.18
  • : April 1998
  • : 255mm X 237mm X 3mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Margaret Wild
  • : Paperback
  • : Reissu
  • : Ron Brooks
  • : A823.3
  • : From 5 To 99
  • : 32
  • : Colour illus