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Babe: Pig in the City

George Miller, 1998

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Babe: Pig in the City
Justine Korman Fontes, 1998

NOVELIZATION

Babe: Pig in the City: Junior Novelization is a movie novelization written by Justine Korman Fontes in 1998 and based on the movie Babe: Pig in the City, directed by George Miller in 1998. The movie features James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Mickey Rooney, Mary Stein, Paul Livingston, Kim Story, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

The Movie is based on

Book cover
The Sheep-Pig (1983)
Book by Dick King-Smith

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RATING

5.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: Babe: Pig in the City (George Miller, 1998)

6.9

/ 10

Book Cover: Babe: Pig in the City (Justine Korman Fontes, 1998)

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Storyline

Babe and his master, Arthur Hoggett, are given a welcome home parade after Babe’s success as a sheepdog. One day, Babe inadvertently causes an accident and Arthur is severely injured. His wife, Esme, is unsuccessful tending the farm alone. Soon, two men from the bank arrive to inform Esme that she and Arthur have not paid their rent on time.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Babe: Pig in the City, the 1998 movie by George Miller

Year

1998

Minutes

97

Movie Rate

5.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

Babe: Pig in the City

Country: Australia

Year: 1998

Length: 1h37m

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Cover of Babe: Pig in the City, the 1998 book by Justine Korman Fontes

Year

1998

Pages

48

Book Rate

6.94

S: Goodreads

Book

Babe: Pig in the City

Subtitle: Junior Novelization

Country: USA

First published in: 1998

Length: 48 pages

Genre: Fiction

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