It's true what they say: pigs are beautiful! Curious young minds will love learning about their habits in this picture book which combines story with information, from a well-loved author and the illustrator of the bestselling "Guess How Much I Love You". Previously part of the acclaimed "Read and Wonder" series, "All Pigs are Beautiful" has been re-launched in the new "Nature Storybooks" series with a brand new look and accompanying CD with fun facts, songs, sound effects and a story reading by TV actor Stephen Tompkinson.
After serving as a soldier in World War II, Dick King-Smith became a farmer and then a teacher of English. His first book, The Fox Busters, was published in 1978 and he went on to become one of the most prolific English writers for children. He is best known for The Sheep-Pig, which was adapted into the movie Babe in 1995, and won the 1984 Guardian Children'More about Dick King-Smith