From the book jacket:
Hogwood came home on my lap in a shoebox. He was a creature who
would prove in many ways to be more human than I am."
from The Good Good Pig.
A naturalist who spent months at a time living on her own among
wild creatures in remote jungles, Sy Montgomery had always felt
more comfortable with animals than with people. So she gladly
opened her heart to a sick piglet who had been crowded away from
nourishing meals by his stronger siblings. Yet Sy had no inkling
that this piglet, later named Christopher Hogwood, would not
only survive but flourish and she soon found herself engaged
with her small-town community in ways she had never dreamed
possible. Unexpectedly, Christopher provided this peripatetic
traveler with something she had...
Beyond the Book
is a naturalist,
author, documentary scriptwriter, and
radio commentator who writes for
children as well as adults. Among her
books are Journey of the Pink
Dolphins, Spell of the Tiger
Search for the Golden Moon Bear
lives in New Hampshire with her husband,
author Howard Mansfield. More about
them at their
Pigs in Literature
Christopher Hogwood follows a star
studded cast of previous famous pigs -
albeit most have been of the fictional
variety. How many literary pigs can you
think of? ...