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Babe, the sheep pig--going quackers

by Bonnie Worth

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pigs -- Fiction.,
  • Ducks -- Fiction.,
  • Domestic animals -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    While Babe the pig is babysitting a batch of duck eggs by sitting on them, they hatch and he becomes the mother of the new ducklings, naming them, teaching them how to behave, and using them to herd his sheep.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesGoing Quackers
    Statementby Bonnie Worth ; illustrated by Ted Enik ; based on the character Babe created by Dick King-Smith.
    ContributionsEnik, Ted, ill., King-Smith, Dick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W88784 Baae 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 p. :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL379204M
    ISBN 100679894683
    LC Control Number98041325
    OCLC/WorldCa39800615

    More editions of Babe, the Sheep Pig--Going Quackers (Stepping Stone Books): Babe, the Sheep Pig--Going Quackers (Stepping Stone Books): ISBN (). He wrote a great number of children's books, including The Sheep-Pig (winner of the Guardian Award and filmed as Babe), Harry's Mad, The Hodgeheg, Martin's Mice, The Invisible Dog, The Queen's Nose and The Crowstarver. At the British Book Awards in he was voted Children's Author of the Year. In he was made OBE for services to children.

    The Sheep Pig (last year's Guardian Award winner) is no exception. When Babe, the young pig, is won at the local fair by Farmer Hogget he is taken in hand by Fly the sheep-dog and quite unintentionally becomes a sheep-pig. It is a funny tale, amusing in the techniques that are adopted by Babe and not in any way degrading.   The author Dick King-Smith, beloved for bringing pigs, dogs and hares to bustling life in more than books, has died at the age of The writer, whose novel The Sheep-Pig about a .

    The runt of a litter, Babe arrives on the farm where is he trained by the sheep dog along with her own puppies. And Babe turns out to be a genius at it. His secret? Babe treats the sheep with courtesy and respect. A farmyard story with a difference, The Sheep-Pig is an exciting and unexpected adventure. LoveReading4Kids. Based on Dick King-Smith's book 'The Sheep-Pig', and adapted by director David Wood, 'Babe' is the story of a pig who, when won by Farmer Hogget in a 'guess the weight of the pig' contest at a local village fair, is adopted by the farmer's sheep dog, Fly (played with delicate, maternal charm by Billie-Claire Wright) and before long wants to.


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Babe, the Sheep Pig--Going Quackers (Stepping Stone Books) Library Binding – April 1, by Bonnie Worth (Author), Ted Enik (Illustrator) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Bonnie Worth. Summary: While Babe the pig is babysitting a batch of duck eggs by sitting on them, they hatch and he becomes the mother of the new ducklings, naming them, teaching them how to behave, and using them to herd his sheep.

[ Penguin Readers Level 2 ] Knopf is proud to present a handsome 20th-anniversary edition of Dick King-Smith's bestselling novel that became an Academy Award-nominated movie.

When Babe arrives at Hogget Farm, Mrs. Hogget's thoughts turn to sizzling bacon and juicy pork chops--until he reveals a surprising talent for sheepherding, that is/5(3). I watched the film adaptation, Babe, in the 90s and got the sudden urge last week to rewatch the film. First things first though, I wanted to know if it was based on a book.

A very brief google search later and I had the answer. The Sheep-Pig, or Babe, provided a much needed breather, interlude - what have you - to the past few days/5.

Babe: The Sheep-Pig by Dick King-Smith - book, teaching resources, story, cards, mat, sequencing, primary resources, play, Early Years (EYFS), KS1 & KS2 Primary Teaching. The Sheep-Pig, or Babe, the Gallant Pig in the US, is a children's novel by Dick King-Smith, first published by Gollancz in with illustrations by Mary Rayner.

Set in rural England, where King-Smith spent twenty years as a farmer, it features a lone pig on a sheep farm. He has written over children's books including The Fox Busters, The Hodgeheg, and The Sheep Pig (aka Babe-The Gallant Pig), which was adapted as the film Babe.

The TV miniseries The 4/5(29). The Sheep-Pig - Plot & Excerpts It soon became obvious to her that he was constructing, on his own land, a practice course. From the top of the field where the rustlers had come, the circuit which he laid out ran all round the farm, studded with hazards to be negotiated.

Some were existing gateways or gaps. Ronald Gordon King-Smith(27 March – 4 January ), was a prolific English writer of children's books, primarily using the pen name Dick King-Smith. He is best known for The Sheep Pig(), or Babe The Gallant Pigin the US.

It was adapted as the movie Babe() and translations have been published in fifteen languages. The Sheep-pig is one of Dick King-Smith's most famous tales. It shot to further fame when the film adaptation, Babe, was released in 'Why can't I learn to be a Sheep-Pig?' When Babe, the little orphaned piglet, is won at a fair by Farmer Hogget, he is adopted by Fly, the kind-hearted s: When Babe, the little orphaned piglet, is won at a fair by Farmer Hogget, he is adopted by Fly, the kind-hearted sheep-dog.

Babe is determined to learn everything he can from Fly. He knows he can't be a sheep-dog. But maybe, just maybe, he might be a sheep-pig. (Also known as Babe the Gallant Pig in North America) When Babe, an orphaned piglet, is won at a fair by Farmer Hoggett, he is soon adopted by the kind-hearted sheep-dog, Fly.

Babe knows he’ll never be a sheep-dog, but perhaps if he tries really hard, he might become a sheep-pig. Published on Mar 5, Dick reads a chapter of his popular book The Sheep-Pig to some school children. The Sheep-Pig was adapted into the successful film Babe in Please visit.

The Sheep-pig is one of Dick King-Smith's most famous tales. It shot to further fame when the film adaptation, Babe, was released in 'Why can't I learn to be a Sheep-Pig?' When Babe, the little orphaned piglet, is won at a fair by Farmer Hogget, he is adopted by Fly, the kind-hearted sheep-dog.

Babe is determined to learn everything he can from Fly. When Lula the duck wants a vacation, Babe the sheep-pig steps in to help take care of her eggs.

But when the eggs hatch and think Babe is their mother, can Babe handle the ducklings. SAVE TO LIST. Babe: Going Quackers (Stepping Stone, paper) [Bonnie Worth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The ever-helpful Babe agrees to play baby-sitter to a nest of eggs. Then the eggs hatch, and ten adoring ducklings cry "Mama!" What's a sheep pig to do.

Babe: Going Quackers by Bonnie Worth, Ted Enik (Illustrator) starting at $ Babe: Going Quackers has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same. The next morning farmer Hogget took Babe and Fly with him to the sheep field.

His wife didn’t knew this. The farmer asked Babe to collect all the sheep in the sheep-pen. Babe asked the sheep politely to go into the sheep-pen.

This went well and the farmer was very happy with Babe. Babe started working with farmer Hogget every day. A leading writer of children's plays brings the heartwarming story of the piglet who rises to fame at the Grand Challenge Sheep Dog Trials to the stage in a dramatization that.

The hilarious, inspirational tale of a chubby little piglet who dreams of herding sheep. When Babe, an orphan piglet, is won by Farmer Hoggett at a fair, he is quickly adopted by Fly, the farmyard sheep-dog.

A great book about a pig called Babe. I love the film, but the book is even better. 9 March. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.Babe - the Sheep Pig by Dick King-Smith, November 1,PENGUIN LONGMAN PUBL edition, Paperback in English.

Meet the lovable Babe in a heart-warming tale of friendship, adventure and bravery. When Babe arrives at Hogget’s Farm he is taken in by the trusty sheep-dog Fly and discovers a .