The Adventures of a South Pole Pig

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The Adventures of a South Pole Pig

By Chris Kurtz; Jennifer Black Reinhardt (Illustrator)

Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780547634555, 278pp.

Publication Date: January 8, 2013

Description

Flora the pig was born for adventure: If it's unexplored and needs to get dug up, call me. I m your pig, she says. The day Flora spots a team of sled dogs is the day she sets her heart on becoming a sled pig. Before she knows it, she's on board a ship to Antarctica for the most exhilarating and dangerous adventure of her life. This poignant novel of a purposeful pig is sure to become a favorite with any young readers who have ever dreamed of exploring the great beyond.



Praise For The Adventures of a South Pole Pig

"It will greatly satisfy fans of Dick King-Smith and E.B. White looking for something similar . . . Engaging fantasy adventure for preteen pig pals."—Kirkus