Pig Leaves Home (for a Bit) by Barbara Catchpole


Pig Leaves Home (for a Bit) by Barbara Catchpole

Pig's mum tells him she wants to divorce his dad to be with her new man Bob. Pig doesn't like this, so he decides to run away to Spain to live with his real dad! He thinks it will be easy, but things don't go as Pig planned. What happens to children after they are arrested at the airport? 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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