Old Pig
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Old Pig

Margaret Wild, Ron Brooks

Shortlisted, Picture Book of the Year, Children’s Book Council Awards 1996 Shortlisted, Picture Book Division, ACT Canberra’s Own Outstanding List (COOL) Awards 1998 Shortlisted, Picture Storybook, Young Australians' Best Book Awards (YABBA) 1997 Commended, Ashton Scholastic Award for Best Designed Children’s Book 1996 Old Pig and Granddaughter have lived together for a long, long time. They share everything, including the chores, until the day when Old Pig does not get up as usual for breakfast. Calmly she puts her affairs in order, then she takes Granddaughter on a last long walk - looking and listening, smelling and tasting. Old Pig and Granddaughter say goodbye in the best way they know. A tender story of living and loving, giving and receiving; a glorious celebration of the world. lassic.‘ Kevin Mark, Kairos 'This book is about living, not dying.’ Linnet Hunter, The Age.

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