Marvin the Blue Pig by Karen Wallace
  

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Marvin the Blue Pig by Karen Wallace

Marvin isn't like the other pigs - he's blue! Lots of the other animals tease him, but Mother Pig and his friend Esther are there to help him out...

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Consistently excellent illustrated stories for young readers. -- Times Educational Supplement 20050708

About the Author

Karen Wallace

I was born in Canada and grew up in a log cabin in Quebec. My childhood was spent playing in the forests and messing about on the Gatineau River. It was a wonderful wild time and in many ways is the source of all of my writing. Children's writers are an eccentric bunch. Someone once said they never grow up and in many ways, this is probably true in my case.
I write books for children from five to fifteen years old. The ability to recall how you felt and what your world was like at a particular point in your childhood is something that all children's writers share. It's like pushing a rewind switch and going back in time. Many of my natural history books for children, like THINK OF AN EEL, which won awards on both sides of the Atlantic, IMAGINE YOU ARE A TIGER, or I AM A TYRANNOSAURUS REX all reflect my own sense of wonder exploring the woods and the river around me when I was a child. Years later, I wrote about this childhood in my first novel RASPBERRIES ON THE YANGTZE, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Karen Wallace
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Publication date

9th January 2003

ISBN

9780749646196


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