The Adventures of a South Pole Pig: A Novel of Snow and Courage
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About the Author
Chris Kurtz is a teacher, storyteller, and author of The Pup Who Cried Wolf. He has also cowritten picture books with his sister Jane Kurtz. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his family. Visit his website at www.chriskurtzauthor.com.
"Told in the voice of a seasoned storyteller, this novel has chapters that will work perfectly for sharing aloud with younger children or as a read-alone for more competent readers. . . . Move over Wilbur and Babe, there's a new pig in town." -- School Library Journal (starred review)
"Loyalty, courage, and optimism are important ideas, and newcomer Kurtz brings us a rollicking story filled with all three."
-- Horn Book (starred review)
"It will greatly satisfy fans of Dick King-Smith and E.B. White looking for something similar . . . Engaging fantasy adventure for preteen pig pals."
-- Kirkus Reviews
"An upbeat and lively story." -- Publishers Weekly
"There's humor as well as heart, grit as well as tenderness in the telling of this Antarctic adventure tale." -- Booklist