PIG Gets the Black Death (nearly) Set 1 by Barbara Catchpole


PIG Gets the Black Death (nearly) Set 1 by Barbara Catchpole

PIG hates needles, so he uses his skills to avoid the school vaccinations. But then comes a history lesson on the Black Death. Terrifies, he tries to rejoin the queue - only to find it's not that easy. Surely it's onlly a matter of time before he becomes a victim of the plague. PIG gets the Black Death (nearly) is one of six books in Set One of the Pig series, published by Ransom Publishing, a specialist publisher for reluctant readers 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. PIG gets the Black Death (nearly) 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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52 pages


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Publication date

20th June 2012



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