Old Pig (Picture Puffin)

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Old Pig and Granddaughter share everything, including the chores, until the day when Old Pig says "I have a lot to do. I must be prepared". Granddaughter knows that her beloved Old Pig will soon be gone -- but her love and memories will still be there. This tender, softly illustrated story of love and loss will comfort children dealing with death for the first time.

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"Beautiful in its simplicity, this captures the essence of a life; and children, even little ones, cannot help but feel the love that infuses it." "--Booklist"

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Margaret Wild is one of Australia's most highly respected and popular children's authors. She was born in South Africa and emigrated to Australia in 1972. Margaret has worked as a journalist and an editor of children's books, and is now writing full-time. Since her first book in 1984, Margaret has published over 40 books and has won numerous awards.

Ron Brooks is a picture book artist with a career spanning over 35 years. His previous books include The Bunyip of Berkeleys Creek, Aranea, John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat and Motor Bill and the Lovely Caroline by Jenny Wagner; the Honey and Bear books by Ursula Dubosarsky; the Henry books by Margaret Perversi; Old Pig and Fox by Margaret Wild. He lives in Tasmania.

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