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The Swoose

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Fitzherbert, the rare offspring of a swan and a goose, both finds and brings happiness as the favorite pet of Queen Victoria.
Hardcover, 45 pages
Published September 28th 1994 by Hyperion Books
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An adorable fable about how the Widow of Windsor might have gotten her smile back. I am really grateful that I stumbled upon Mr. King-Smith. I will be posting a number of reviews from him I believe shortly. He understands the key ingredients in what makes a wonderful story for children.
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Dick King-Smith was born and raised in Gloucestershire, England, surrounded by pet animals. After twenty years as a farmer, he turned to teaching and then to writing children's books.

Dick writes mostly about animals: farmyard fantasy, as he likes to call it, often about pigs, his special favorites. He enjoys writing for children, meeting the children who read his books, and knowing that they get
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