Five-year-old Sophie finds that going to school and making friends is more difficult than running a farm! The ups and downs of Dick King-Smith's stoic, determined heroine will appeal to children and parents alike.A classic story for young readers by the beloved author of Babe.
From the beloved author of Babe comes the second 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. At last, Sophie has a farm of her very own - complete with barn, pond, cows, sheep and even a spotty pig! But a model farm is not quite the same as the real thing. Sophie's fifth year brings new challenges, like going to school, making friends and chicken-pox. Another year older and even more determined...
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd ISBN: 9781406344325 Number of pages: 112 Weight: 96 g Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 8 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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