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Tamworth Pig Stories

Gene Kemp
Illustrated by Carolyn Dinan

One of our hand-picked classics that no home should be without, about a clever pig fighting for his rights.

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Features two classic tales about Tamworth, the kind-hearted and very wise pig with a flair for publicity, and his human friends, Thomas and Blossom – The Prime of Tamworth Pig and Tamworth Pig Saves the Trees. In these tales Tamworth, Thomas and Blossom campaign to ‘Save The Trees’ and ‘Grow More Grub and Eat Less Meat’.

Carolyn Dinan’s classic interior illustrations complement these exciting adventures.

Critic Reviews

The mixture of fantasy (talking animals and toys) and recognisably real people, places and events, all seasoned with humour, proved difficult to resist.

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Gene Kemp has established herself as one of the most inventive and imaginative of British children’s writers. She was born in 1926 and grew up in Staffordshire. After studying at Exeter University she taught, married and had three children. She is best-known for her Cricklepit School stories, including The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler, a winner of the Carnegie Medal…

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