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6 edition of Pigs might fly found in the catalog.

Pigs might fly

a novel

by

  • 76 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Pigs -- Fiction,
    • Farm life -- Fiction,
    • England -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      A runt piglet born with deformed front feet is coached in swimming by a duck and an otter and, when the pig farm is flooded, becomes a hero.

      Edition Notes

      London ed. published as: Daggie Dogfoot. 1980.

      Statementby Dick King-Smith ; drawings by Mary Rayner.
      ContributionsRayner, Mary, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.K5893 Pi 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination158 p. :
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4265596M
      ISBN 100670555061
      LC Control Number81011525


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