Dick King-Smith s classic story of Babe the sheep-herding pig is back with a charming new cover to win over a new generation of readers When Babe arrives at Hogget Farm, Mrs. Hogget s thoughts turn to sizzling bacon and juicy pork chops. But before long, Babe reveals a talent no one could have expected: he can handle Farmer Hogget s stubborn flock better than any sheepdog ever could When Farmer Hogget enters Babe in the Grand Challenge Sheepdog Trials, everyone, including his wife, thinks he is a fool. But he believes in Babe. Now it s just up to Babe to convince everyone else to believe in a sheep- pig An ALA Notable Book A Boston Globe Horn Book Honor Book A Horn Book Fanfare Honor Book An IRA-CBC Children s Choice An NCTE Teachers Choice A hilarious fantasy about a plucky piglet that learns how to tend sheep, Babe is a barnyard charmer. The Washington Post on the film adaptation An animal fantasy which will inevitably be compared to Charlotte s Web. . . . A splendid book. The Horn Book , starred review Impossible to resist. Booklist , starred review One of the most delightful children s authors. The Guardian on Dick King-Smith"