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The Peppermint Pig 'Warm and funny, this tale of a pint-size pig and the family he saves will take up a giant space in your heart' Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Written by Nina Bawden

Illustrated by Alan Marks

The Peppermint Pig 'Warm and funny, this tale of a pint-size pig and the family he saves will take up a giant space in your heart' Kiran Millwood Hargrave Synopsis

There was a real pig poking its snout out of the milkman's coat pocket. It was the tiniest pig she had ever seen.' 'What's a peppermint pig?' Poll asks her mother. Johnnie was only the runt of the litter. He'd cost Mother a shilling, but somehow his naughtiness and cleverness kept Poll and her little brother Theo cheerful, even though it was one of the most difficult years of their lives. This collection of the best children's literature, curated by Virago, will be coveted by children and adults alike. These are timeless tales with beautiful covers, that will be treasured and shared across the generations. Some titles you will already know; some will be new to you, but there are stories for everyone to love, whatever your age. Our list includes Nina Bawden (Carrie's War, The Peppermint Pig), Rumer Godden (The Dark Horse, An Episode of Sparrows), Joan Aiken (The Serial Garden, The Gift Giving) E. Nesbit (The Psammead Trilogy, The Bastable Trilogy, The Railway Children), Frances Hodgson Burnett (The Little Princess,The Secret Garden) and Susan Coolidge (The What Katy Did Trilogy). Discover Virago Children's Classics.

The Peppermint Pig 'Warm and funny, this tale of a pint-size pig and the family he saves will take up a giant space in your heart' Kiran Millwood Hargrave Press Reviews

Warm and funny, this tale of a pint-size pig and the family he saves will take up a giant space in your heart Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Book Information

ISBN: 9780349009179
Publication date: 9th November 2017
Author: Nina Bawden
Illustrator: Alan Marks
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages

About Nina Bawden

Nina Bawden won numerous awards, has been widely translated into numerous languages - including French, German, Japanese, Farsi and Russian - and several of her novels have been filmed or made into television serials, the most recent being Family Money which was made for Channel Four and starred Claire Bloom. Nina Bawden died on 22 August 2012.

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