Meet Wild Boars! Or maybe you better not. After all, they are dirty
and smelly, bad-tempered and rude. They might try to fool you, but
don't worry, you won't believe them. There's no such thing as a nice
wild boar. Hmmm. This insufferable gang of boars will mess up your
house and set a very bad example indeed. If you are foolish enough
to fall in love with them, they will break your heart (and most of
your furniture). So don't say we didn't warn you!
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'Let's hope for more from this disgustingly delightful group. Wild, they may be. Bores, they are not.' - Booklist (starred review)
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Meg Rosoff was born in Boston in 1956, second of four sisters, grew up
in the Boston suburbs, went to ordinary suburban schools for most of her youth,
and was rejected from Princeton in 1974 and went to Harvard instead.
After three years she applied to art school in London, was accepted for a year studying sculpture, packed a bag and got on a plane. She stayed in a bed and breakfast in Knightsbridge until she found a room in a flat in Camden Town, with an architect who later became her boyfriend.
Eventually she returned to the US to finish her degree, moved to New York City, spent ten short years working in publishing and advertising, and then one day quit her job, told all her friends I was going back to London for three months, and has been there ever since.
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