Author(s): Margaret Wild
Piglet has lost her mama. Everyone wants to help - Duck offers to cuddle her. Donkey tries to play with her. Dog wants to roll in the mud with her. But Piglet won't be consoled. Not until she finds her Mama. A 2005 CBC Notable Australian Children's Book.
Margaret Wild is Australia's leading picture book writer. She was born in Eshowe, a small town in South Africa. Margaret has written over twenty books, many of which have appeared in foreign editions. All have been highly acclaimed. Jenny Angel (which was inspired by her brother's death at the age of seven), illustrated by Anne Spudvilas, Fox, illustrated by Ron Brooks and The Very Best of Friends, illustrated by Julie Vivas are all winners of the CBC Picture Book of the Year Award. Her most recent picture book with Penguin is Leo the Littlest Seahorse. She now lives in Sydney.