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Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 The Sheep-Pig
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form y separately published work icon Babe George Miller , Chris Noonan , ( dir. Chris Noonan ) Australia : Kennedy Miller Entertainment , 1995 Z1754149 1995 single work film/TV fantasy children's

Based on the novel The Sheep-Pig by British writer Dick King-Smith, Babe follows the adventures of a plucky piglet who is separated from his mother, brought to Farmer Hoggett's farm, and adopted by Fly, a kindly sheep-dog. His desire to emulate her and her mate, Rex, leads to farmer Hoggett training him as a 'sheep-pig' and entering him in the local sheep-dog trails, despite the derision of the other farmers.


  • The Sheep-Pig is included in AustLit because of an Australian-written adaptation.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      United Kingdom (UK),
      Western Europe, Europe,
      Gollancz ,
      1983 .
      Extent: 118pp.p.
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