Old Pig

by Margaret Wild
Illustrator Ron Brooks

Allen & Unwin | February 23, 2010 | Picture Books

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Old Pig and Granddaughter have lived together for a long, long time. They share everything, until one day when Old Pig does not get up as usual for breakfast. Calmly she puts her affairs in order, and then she takes Granddaughter on a last, long walk. Old Pig and Granddaughter say goodbye to each other in the best way they know.

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 32 pages, 9.5 × 9.5 × 0.4 in

Published: February 23, 2010

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1741757061

ISBN - 13: 9781741757064

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Old Pig

by Margaret Wild
Illustrator Ron Brooks

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 32 pages, 9.5 × 9.5 × 0.4 in

Published: February 23, 2010

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1741757061

ISBN - 13: 9781741757064

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Old Pig and Granddaughter have lived together for a long, long time. They share everything, until one day when Old Pig does not get up as usual for breakfast. Calmly she puts her affairs in order, and then she takes Granddaughter on a last, long walk. Old Pig and Granddaughter say goodbye to each other in the best way they know.

About the Author

Margaret Wild has written more than 40 books for children, including Jinx, Kiss Kiss!, Our Granny, and Piglet and Mama. She has won the Aurealis Award and has been short-listed for the Kate Greenaway award. Ron Brooks has won many awards, including the CBC Picture Book of the Year Award three times. He is also the illustrator of Fox and John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat.

Editorial Reviews

"A poignant but sidelong look at death—about as far from the didactic tomes as one can get."  —Kirkus Reviews

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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