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Beryl Goes Wild

By Jane Simmons
Illustrated by Jane Simmons

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A beautifully illustrated tale of friendship, belonging and being free.

When Beryl escapes from the lorry taking her to the abattoir, she finds a new and rather frightening world. A world of wild pigs, where she makes a friend called Amber, meets the Sisterhood of the Mystic Boar and goes on an epic journey - but will she find a home?

Biographical Notes

Jane Simmons first came to fame with her delightful picture books about Daisy the Duck, which went on to become best-sellers across the world.
Jane currently lives in Italy, on a boat, with various animals.

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  • ISBN: 9781408319604
  • Publication date: 05 Jul 2012
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  • Imprint: Orchard Books
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