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Title:
The moon of the wild pigs
Author:
George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.
Edition:
New edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : HarperCollins, 1992.
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Describes animal and plant life in the drought-parched desert during the month of July and how a little wild pig adapts to this environment.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780060202637

9780060202644
Format :
Book

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Describes animal and plant life in the drought-parched desert during the month of July and how a little wild pig adapts to this environment.


Summary

Describes animal and plant life in the drought-parched desert during the month of July and how a little wild pig adapts to this environment.


Author Notes

Jean Craighead George was born on July 2, 1919 in Washington, D.C. She received degrees in English and science from Pennsylvania State University. She began her career as a reporter for the International News Service. In the 1940s she was a member of the White House press corps for The Washington Post.

During her lifetime, she wrote over 100 novels including My Side of the Mountain, which was a 1960 Newbery Honor Book, On the Far Side of the Mountain, Julie of the Wolves, which won the Newbery Medal, Julie, and Julie's Wolf Pack. She also wrote two guides to cooking with wild foods and an autobiography entitled Journey Inward. In 1991, she became the first winner of the School Library Media Section of the New York Library Association's Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature. She died on May 15, 2012 at the age of 92.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Jean Craighead George was born on July 2, 1919 in Washington, D.C. She received degrees in English and science from Pennsylvania State University. She began her career as a reporter for the International News Service. In the 1940s she was a member of the White House press corps for The Washington Post.

During her lifetime, she wrote over 100 novels including My Side of the Mountain, which was a 1960 Newbery Honor Book, On the Far Side of the Mountain, Julie of the Wolves, which won the Newbery Medal, Julie, and Julie's Wolf Pack. She also wrote two guides to cooking with wild foods and an autobiography entitled Journey Inward. In 1991, she became the first winner of the School Library Media Section of the New York Library Association's Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature. She died on May 15, 2012 at the age of 92.

(Bowker Author Biography)