Dick King-Smith loves guinea-pigs – the way they look, their cuddliness, the noises they make ... he's kept hundreds, so he knows all about them and how best to care for them. And so will you, when you've read this book! In the accompanying CD (approx. 19 minutes), actor Stephen Tompkinson explores the wonderful world of guinea-pigs through information, music and story.
Dick King-Smith is one of the world's favourite children's book authors. His titles include the Sophie books, Aristotle and The Sheep-Pig, which was turned into an Oscar-winning film, Babe. Dick spent years after World War II working as a farmer before becoming a writer. Pigs are his favourite animal. He lives in Bristol.
Anita Jeram is the acclaimed illustrator of the bestselling picture book Guess How Much I Love You which has sold more than 18 million copies worldwide.