When Tim and his mum went to the playground no one was there. Tim couldn't play all alone. He said, 'I want to go home.' 'Wait,' said his mum, 'I think I can see - what can it be, sitting on a swing?' Tim looked at the swings. What was there? Was it a pig? Yes, a little pink pig sitting on a swing.
Jenny Nimmo is a prize-winning author with an established reputation. Her Nestle Smarties Book Prize winning novel, The Snow Spider, and its sequels have all been successfully adapted for TV. Griffen's Castle was shortlisted for the Carnegie medal, the Nestle Smarties Book Prize and W.H.Smith's Mind Boggling Books Award. Caroline Uff is the author / illustrator of the internationally successful Lulu books published by Orchard. She enjoys experimenting with new styles, and all the animals in Pig on a Swing were painstakingly cut out to provide a much more solid, three dimensional effect, illustrating the sheer power of the imagination.