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Babe: The Gallant Pig

Babe: The Gallant Pig

by Dick King-Smith Illustrated by Mary Rayner
When Farmer Hogget wins Babe at the fair by guessing his weight, the pig is adopted by a mother sheep-dog who teaches him. Though he is destined for the slaughterhouse, Babe secures his life while protecting the sheep herd.
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
DRA
40
Guided Reading
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