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Piggybook

Piggybook

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By (author) Anthony Browne

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  • Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 210mm x 250mm x 4mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 2 June 2008
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1406313289
  • ISBN 13: 9781406313284
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: chiefly col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 4,152

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Simplified Chinese edition of Piggybook by Anthony Browne. Browne's illustration won him the biannual 2000 Hans Christian Andersen Award. Every mom will appreciate this timeless book. While the boys in the house demanded too much of mom, mom decides to walk out, and the 3 males became pigs, living in a pigsty. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

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Anthony Browne is one of the most popular and stylistically distinctive children's book artists with a number of outstanding titles to his credit. Gorilla was the winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award. Other titles include four books featuring Willy the lovable chimp: Willy the Wimp (9780744543636); Willy the Champ (9780744543568); Willy the Dreamer (9780744569643) and Willy's Pictures (9780744582406) as well as the picture books Into the Forest (9781844285594) and Silly Billy (9781406305760). In 2000, Anthony received the highest international honour for illustration, the Hans Christian Andersen Award, for his services to children's literature - the first British illustrator to win the prize since 1956.

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"* "A neatly turned joke and teasing visual puzzles combine to make the most enjoyable anti-sexist tract of all time." The Guardian * "A superb and unforgettably funny (yet ultimately serious) picture book about male chauvinist piggery." The Good Book Guide"