Freddy and the Pig

by Charlie Higson
illustrated by Mark Chambers

£6.99

Laugh-out-loud picture book about one little boy’s plan to have a pig take his place at school.

978 in stock

SKU: SKU367377 Category:

n/a Interest Age: Under 5s

ISBN: 978-1-78112-373-7

An X-Box loving boy hits on a cunning plan to send a pig to school in his place. Soon the pig is Star Pupil and Freddy is growing ever more pig-like at home. A laugh-out-loud exploration of why what we wish for isn’t always good for us, from TV funny man Charlie Higson and award-winning picture-book star Mark Chambers.

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Freddy and the Pig by Charlie Higson