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Sophie in the Saddle

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Small but very determined, Sophie is everyone's favourite farmer-to-be!

From the beloved author of Babe comes the fifth of six stories about Dick King-Smith's most adored (human!) character, the inimitable Sophie, re-imagined twenty years later by the witty, perceptive paintbrush of the award-winning Hannah Shaw. In this book Sophie gets a dog that she calls "Puddle", makes friends with a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig and has her first ride on a pony! This charming, funny story beautifully captures the dynamics of family life and has been given a fresh, contemporary look by a talented artist.

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About Dick King-Smith

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'

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About Hannah Shaw

Hannah Shaw graduated from the University of Brighton in 2004 with a degree in illustration, and since then she has continued to write her own stories and develop characters to illustrate them. She has worked as a freelance illustrator, graphic designer and a visiting lecturer for an Art Foundation course. Evil Weasel, her first picture book, won the Cambrid

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