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Hobart yearns to become a world famous tap dancer. Of course, this isn't easy when you are born a pig. But Hobart is one of the world's great optimists, and he is convinced that if he can just keep himself and his siblings Violet (an acrobat), Byron (a poet), and Wilfred (a singer) from being turned into pork chops that they can make their dreams come true. Anita Briggs herself narrates, and the high-spirited musical finale will delight listeners of all ages.

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Pages   64
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 5.6" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.9"
Weight:   0.15 lbs.
Binding  CD
Release Date   Mar 3, 2003
Publisher   Fullcast Audio
ISBN  1933322136  
ISBN13  9781933322131  

Availability  0 units.

More About Anita Briggs

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Anita Briggs is a concert harpist who lives at Willow Hill, an 18th century house high on a flowery knoll above the village of Cherry Valley, New York. She shares the house with her husband, Walter, and their cranky feline, Miss Kitty. Hobart is her first book for young readers.

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A winning story with some similarities to "Babe"  Oct 29, 2002
At first glance, Hobart would appear to be just another pig of Farmer Mills. Indeed, Hobart would appear to be no different than his brothers, Byron and Wilfred, or his sister, Violet. But Hobart is like no other pig. He has dreams and aspirations that regular pigs could not begin to imagine.

Other animals on the farm try to vex Hobart's spirit by telling him he will be made into bacon and eaten. But this does not deter Hobart's big dream of becoming a tap dancer. Hobart soon learns, however, that Farmer Mills plans on selling him to the local butcher. Fearing for their lives, Hobart and his siblings come up with a plan to both escape the local butcher and convince Farmer Mills that the pigs have talent and should be allowed to live.

A wonderful flight into fantasy, "Hobart" will remind many readers of Dick King-Smith's "Babe, The Gallant Pig." However, Hobart's winning attitude and Briggs' writing style keeps the story fresh and limits comparisons with the other swine. Mary Rayner's illustrations help keep the story moving and add an extra dimension to the story. Though targeted for four to eight year olds, "Hobart" is recommended for children of all ages.


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