The Crowstarver

From the writer of The Sheep-Pig, the original inspiration for the feature film Babe, this is a moving story which, in Dick King Smith’s characteristically simple and engaging style, will take young readers on a magical journey. Spider, mysteriously found in a sheep pen, has been raised by a farmer and his wife. As he grows up it becomes apparent that Spider is quite different to the other children, and yet he has a fantastic ability to communicate with the animals he has grown up around. Making him perfect as a Crowstarver, Spider goes on to find his niche in this rural English community.

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