Pyg: The Memoirs Of Toby The Learned Pig

July 31, 2012|
Pyg: The Memoirs Of Toby The Learned Pig by Russell Potter
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Blending the sophisticated satire of Jonathan Swift with the charming exuberance of a Pixar film, Pyg tells the story of Toby, a truly exceptional pig who lives in late 18th-century England. After winning the blue ribbon at the Salford Livestock Fair and escaping the butcher's knife, Toby tours the country, wowing circus audiences with his ability to count, spell, and even read the minds of ladies (but only with their permission, of course). He goes on to study at Oxford and Edinburgh-encountering such luminaries as Samuel Johnson, Robert Burns, and William Blake-before finally writing his life story. Quirky, beguiling, and endlessly entertaining, this memoir of a "remarkable sapient pig" is a sharp and witty delight.

Title:Pyg: The Memoirs Of Toby The Learned PigFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 31, 2012Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143186515

ISBN - 13:9780143186519

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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