Pig and the Baldy Cat by Barbara Catchpole
  

Pig and the Baldy Cat

Written by Barbara Catchpole
Illustrated by
Part of the PIG Series

Synopsis

Pig and the Baldy Cat by Barbara Catchpole

Pig has never really had a pet - except for a hamster, nits and a verruca called Vincent. So when Pig and Raj find a cat tied up in a shopping bag, Pig decides to keep it - even though it is probably the ugliest cat in the whole universe. Pig calls it Baldy Cat and tries to keep it a secret from his mum. He knows they can't afford a cat. Of course, Mum discovers Baldy Cat ('Is that a cat?') and a solution needs to be found. Will Pig and Baldy Cat end up best mates? Boys love PIG! Peter Ian Green has another hilarious adventure in this book, one of the bestselling series 'PIG' by Barbara Catchpole. Coupled with fantastic black-and-white illustrations and an easy-to-read diary format, the laugh-out-loud humour and tale of friendship will appeal to all readers.

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Barbara Catchpole
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Publisher

Ransom Publishing

Publication date

1st October 2013

ISBN

9781781276129


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