All Pigs Are Beautiful by Dick King-Smith
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Whimsical full-color illustrations enhance a close-up look at pigs, celebrating them in all their glory as they build nests, roll in mud, and have their backs scratched.

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Dick King-Smith was a dairy farmer for twenty years, but he always kept pigs. He says,"I am devoted to them. Everything I say about them is absolutely true." Anita Jeram had never drawn a pig before, but learned about pigs by watching them on farms."I'd love to own one," she says now, "but I don't think my family would approve."
Published April 1, 1993 by Candlewick. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Science & Math. Fiction

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Allowing that his favorite was fierce-looking Monty, a 600- pound "large white" who had ten "wives" and was a "pushover" who loved to have his head scratched, the author of Babe, the Gallant Pig (1985) ruminates companionably about the habits and characters of pigs.

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by Nick Maland, takes a look at the physical characteristics, habits and habitat of ""the biggest creature that has ever lived on Earth!"" The features and life cycle of the eel are presented in Think of an Eel by Karen Wallace, illus.

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