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Pig City

Written by Louis Sachar

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Bestselling author Louis Sachar is back with a stunning new novel, which all begins with a hat…The hat Laura Sibbie buys from an old man in the street that says Pig City on the front and so Pig City is what Laura calls her club. Each member has to give Laura something embarrassing to stop them telling anyone else about the club. But things don’t go according to plan and soon there’s a club called Monkey Town in the class too. Pig City wittily captures the complex dynamics of classroom life.

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Pig City Synopsis

'What was Pig City?' thought Laura. Soon it would be something that everyone wanted to be part of Laura Sibbie is trying to find the perfect 'pigs' for her new club, Pig City: classmates who can keep the biggest secret ever! But to make sure that none of them tells anyone else about the club, each one must give an 'insurance' - something totally embarrassing - to be hidden unless they break the most important law of Pig City. As Pig City grows and the 'pigs' rule the school, the 'insurances' get more daring and when hotshot Gabriel finds out about the club, life gets more risky for the 'pigs' and more complicated for Laura. Is something terrible going to happen? Now there is a new club around, Monkey Town, and they are going to turn Pig City upside down.

Pig City Press Reviews

'Louis Sachar is one of the few masters of American fiction' Independent on Sunday

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ISBN: 9780747599241
Publication date: 04/05/2009
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780747599241
Publication date: 4th May 2009
Author: Louis Sachar
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 240 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks

About Louis Sachar

Julia Eccleshare, our very own editorial expert as well as Children's Books Editor of the Guardian says of Louis: Best-selling author Louis Sachar took the world by storm with Holes, his remarkable story about a group of boys in a reform camp. But he deserves to be just as famous and popular for his many other books which display his hallmark qualities of warmth, empathy and understanding of all kinds of young readers but especially those whose lives have gone a bit awry. Young readers are immediately attracted to Louis Sachar’s novels for his great and unusual stories ...

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