Pig Skives Off School by Barbara Catchpole


Pig Skives Off School by Barbara Catchpole

Pig and his best friend Raj decide that it's not necessary to go to school every day. So one day they decide to watch the news being filmed in the High Street instead. They are lucky enough to be interviewed by the News Lady, who promises that Pig and Raj's skiving will be 'their little secret'. Everybody lies. Set Two of the Pig series is published by Ransom Publishing, a specialist publisher for reluctant and struggling readers. The Pig reading books all feature Peter Ian Green - although everybody calls him Pig, even his teachers. The 'Pig' reading series offers friendly, fast-paced and extremely funny stories in first-person diary format, for readers who want a great story in a quick read. Set Two of the Pig series is ideal for reluctant readers aged 7 to 12 with a reading age of 8 - 9 years.

About the Author

Barbara Catchpole taught for over forty years before becoming a full time writer. Her interest in special needs education and disability issues was first sparked by her middle son, who was born profoundly deaf. Barbara has taught as a Special Needs Coordinator and has held leadership positions in several schools, including Academies. She has also worked as SENCo in a secure training centre. Barbara writes primarily for reluctant and struggling readers, with the aim of entertaining the reader and developing empathy for the characters. Pig is her finest example to date.

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48 pages


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Publication date

1st October 2013



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