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"About the Author:
Margaret Wild and Ron Brooks are acclaimed for their thoughtful, award-winning children's books, which have been published with great success in many countries, such as Fox and The Dream of the Thylacine. Margaret Wild has been the recipient of the Nan Chauncy Award and the Lady Cutler Award for her contributions to Australian Literature. Ron Brooks is an acclaimed illustrator of classic picture books. His memoir is Drawn from the Heart.
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Book Description Puffin/Penguin Group, U.S.A., 1999. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, as Issued. Brooks, Ron (illustrator). First Paperback Edition. 1st paperback edition/1st printing. Bookseller Inventory # 009913
Book Description Puffin, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140562117
Book Description Puffin, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140562117
Book Description Puffin Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140562117
Book Description Puffin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140562117 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0062373
Book Description Puffin Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-007-71-3904103
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801405621181.0