The Pig Plantagenet*
Author: Allen Andrews
Illustrator: Michael Foreman
ANDREWS, Allen. The Pig Plantagenet. With drawings by Michael Foreman. NY: Viking Press . 8vo, [iv] 199pp. Brown quarter cloth spine stamped in gold, blue gray boards. Top edge a tad faded, else a fine copy in the original color pictorial d.w. (slight edge wear). With bookplate, signed by Michael Foreman, laid in.
First US edition. Plantagenet, the most charming pig in all of 13th century France, lives in the farmyard as the pet of young Adele. However, it takes more than charm to stop the war between his cousins, the wild boars of the forest, and the humans with whom he lives. A delightful fantasy, wonderfully illustrated by Michael Foreman.