The Unlikely Story of A Pig in the City

The Unlikely Story of A Pig in the City

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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Publisher: New York : Harper, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780062484536
Branch Call Number: J FIC Kenda
Characteristics: 326 pages ; 22 cm

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Mar 11, 2018

A touching and thoughtful story about a love for a pig, Hamlet, and how she brought a family closer together.
Told by the eleven-year-old daughter of how her life was enriched and pulled between a surprise on that fateful Thanksgiving Day, and a promise for New Years Day.
A semi -autobiographical story by the author, as she states that "the initial inspiration for this book was Ellie, an actual piglet that was the runt of a litter and the story of how my brother, Rich, saved her life and brought her home from college."
The author's "one of my all-time favourite books," is Charlotte's Web by E.B. White and "still gives me goose bumps that our two pig books share a publishing home."

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