Can pigs swim? Why do piglets have milk teeth? And how did the wild pig become a domestic pig? “Schwein gehabt!” answers many questions about our favorite bristling animal: from the Danish protest pig to the Vietnamese pot-bellied pig, from animal husbandry to pigs in mythology and astrology, from prominent pig owners to mating behavior: This engagingly illustrated book “Schwein gehabt!” introduces various breeds, reveals exciting and quirky facts about the species, and provides insight into the cultural history of the pig.
Daisy Bird grew up in the west of England on a farm surrounded by animals. After studying at Cambridge University, she moved to London, where she now lives and works. She is the author of non-fiction and children’s books about how people and animals live together. Her favorite breed of pig is the English Middle White.
Camilla Pintonato is a writer and illustrator from Venice. She studied illustration in Milan and was awarded a prize by the Goethe Institute, among others. In addition to her work on numerous children’s books, she spends a lot of time in her garden and with her cat Rosmarino.
21 × 28.5 cm
stitch bound, Hardcover