Convinced pigs have a purpose, this brave little piglet trots into the school playground, to the dismay of the Principal Mr McPhee, teacher Miss Higgins and the school children. Hammie's dreams of going to school are soon shattered as the Principal turns him away. As tears of disappointment stream down the piglet's face, the children begin to chant, gaining the Principal's attention until the kindhearted Mr McPhee changes the rules and Hammie goes to school. Each of these ten heart warming stories has a moral, portraying many aspects of life children can identify with. Often touching on sensitive issues, such as bullying at school, children will relate to Hammie in a way that reinforces their confidence and values. These stories demonstrate the closeness and security of family life, in an old fashioned way, giving children the opportunity to enjoy the simple pleasures sometimes overlooked with today’s busy lifestyle. The Adventures of Hammie is guaranteed to capture the hearts of readers everywhere. Hammie’s high spirited, fun loving character will fill children with love and inspiration as his humorous adventures unfold throughout the series. The ten stories alternate between Hammie’s family life at home with his Mum, Dad and four siblings and his adventures at school.