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Pigs( )
Author: Gibbons, Gail
Illustrator: Gibbons, Gail
Publication Date:Jan 1999
Publisher:Holiday House, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

Wallow in fascinating facts about the smartest of all farm animals-- the pig. From ancient wild boars to modern breeds, pigs are intriguing-- and often misunderstood.  They may roll in mud when it's very hot out, but prefer to be clean and tidy. And most pigs don't "eat like pigs." With clear, simple text and bright, well-labeled watercolors, Gail Gibbons explores the truth about pigs. Digging up truffles, competing in county fairs, grunting and...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / Farm Animals
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10 x 9.8 x 0.1 Inches
Book Weight:0.35 Pounds
Author Biography
Gibbons, Gail (Author)
Gail Gibbons was born in 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois. She received a degree in graphic design from the University of Illinois. She got a job doing artwork for television shows in New York City. She was eventually offered a job creating art for a children's show, where some of the children asked her if she had ever considered doing a children's books. Her first book, Willy and His Wheel Wagon, was published in 1975. Since then she has written and illustrated more than 170 non-fiction books for children including Nature's Green Umbrella: Tropical Rain Forests.


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