Author(s): Mick Inkpen
If you could have any pet at all, what would you choose? A touching and imaginative story for every child who has dreamed of their perfect pet, by the bestselling creator of Kipper. Wibbly Pig and Scruffy Pig are worried that Big Pig's sister's friend will choose a really boring rabbit at the pet shop. Surely an elephant, a bear or a dinosaur would be much more exciting? Mick Inkpen, creator of Kipper and many other prizewinning picture books, has brought to life a character who has won the hearts of millions of readers the world over. 'An irresistible character. Wibbly Pig does things every toddler can relate to.' The Daily Telegraph
Praise for previous Wibbly Pig books: An irresistible character. Wibbly Pig does things every toddler can relate to. - The Daily Telegraph ...I cannot resist the delicious Wibbly Pig... - The Bookseller Who could resist Wibbly Pig? - The Independent on Sunday The overwhelmingly cheerful Wibbly Pig has a devoted following among pre-schoolers. The Guardian The perennially popular pig created by Mick Inkpen is in top form of inviting charm School Librarian The Wibbly Pig stories of Mick Inkpen are bright, funny - and almost indestructible in tiny hands. Camden New Journal The perrenially popular pig created by Mick Inkpen is in top form of inviting charm in the self descriptive Wibbly Pig Picks a Pet. School Librarian
Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book artists and writers in the world and is consistently in the top ten most borrowed authors in UK libraries. The Kipper and Wibbly Pig stories have millions of readers worldwide. He has won the British Book Award twice for Lullabyhullaballoo and Penguin Small and the Children's Book Award for Threadbear. He has also been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Award three times, winning Bronze for Wibbly Pig's Silly Big Bear. In addition to this, Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film.