Six-year-old Sophie faces home and school life in her unique, stoic fashion, which will draw a smile from both the young, empathetic reader and the most wearied parent. A classic story by the beloved author of Babe.
From the beloved author of Babe comes the third 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. Life as a farmer-to-be is very varied. Sometimes it is hard work, like when Sophie's cat has kittens. Sometimes it can be sad, as Sophie finds out when the kittens are rehomed. And sometimes it's just mucky - like Sophie's jumper when she falls into that cowpat! But at least it's never dull...
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd ISBN: 9781406343878 Number of pages: 128 Weight: 109 g Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 9 mm
One of the nation’s most beloved children’s writers, Dick King-Smith was the master of the animal story for younger readers. His best known work, The Sheep Pig was adapted for the screen as Babe, whilst other books such as The Hodgeheg, The Water Horse and the Sophie series remain perennial favourites with generations of children.
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