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An engaging animal fantasy with plenty of humorous insight into the human condition--written by the author of "Babe: The Gallant Pig". A kitten loves caring for his friends, the mice, and it's not until he becomes the pet of an apartment dweller that he realizes why his siblings have made fun of hi ...more

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Dick King-Smith was born and raised in Gloucestershire, England, surrounded by pet animals. After twenty years as a farmer, he turned to teaching and then to writing children's books.

Dick writes mostly about animals: farmyard fantasy, as he likes to call it, often about pigs, his special favorites. He enjoys writing for children, meeting the children who read his books, and knowing that they get enjoyment from what he does.

Among his well-loved books is Babe, The Gallan