Dick King-Smith was one of the very best anthropomorphic novelists. He wrote a couple of books that had a pig as the main character. Why pigs? Did you know pigs are VERY smart? They are! Some people love their pot-belly pigs so much that they keep them in their house. They can be trained to do a lot of things. I also think Dick King-Smith must have thought pigs make fun characters --they funny to look at --they are pink, they love mud --there are so many funny things about pigs.
"Babe" is about a VERY special pig who has an unexpected talent. He becomes a hero, doing something no pig should ever be able to do. I also love the book, "Babe," because this pig teaches us so many lessons: it's okay to be different, believe in yourself, do the right thing, the list goes on. You are going to love reading, "BABE."
Watch this video to see just how smart pigs are!