The Adventures of South Pole Pig: A Novel of Snow and Courage

By KURTZ, Chris

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ISBN
978-0-547-63455-5
Publisher
Houghton Harcourt


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on August 1, 2013  |  Preschool to Grade 4

K-Gr 4—Her name is Flora, and she's a pig. She's curious and longs to explore beyond the perimeters of the pigpen. She dreams of going to Antarctica with the sled dogs on the farm and becoming a sled pig. When she is put in a crate onboard a ship, she sees the expedition as an opportunity ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on January 1, 2013

"We are farm pigs, and farm pigs are not in control of their lives. Our food is brought to us each day, and if we ask for more than that, it will just make us unhappy and ill-tempered." So says Flora's mother, trying to stem her daughter's wanderlust. Flora hates her cage, even when her cautious mother insists on calling it a pigpen. Unlike her siblings, Flora has itchy hooves, ready to bust out of the cage and experience real adventure. Soon Flora is on a boat with a sled-dog team headed to the South Pole, wh...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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