Hobart (Unabridged)
  
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Hobart is a little pig with a big dream: He wants to be a tap dancer. There's just one problem--Hobart and his talented siblings Wilfred, Violet, and Byron are scheduled for a trip to the City Meat Company, where they may meet their fate at the sausage machine. Hobart's family despairs. But not Hobart, for he is a pig with hope. And a pig with hope can accomplish wonders, as listeners will happily discover in this delightfully funny tale about life on the farm and the power of a dream. The musical finale will have listeners of all ages tapping their toes in delight. Praise for the print version of HOBART: "Briggs slyly slips a message about perseverance and believing in oneself into her narrative, which she peppers with wry lines." -- Publisher's Weekly Anita Briggs is a concert harpist who lives at Willow Hill, an 18th century house high on a flowery knoll above the village of Cherry Valley, New York. She shares the house with her husband, Walter, and their cranky feline, Miss Kitty. HOBART is her first book for young readers.
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