PIG and the Long Fart Set 1 by Barbara Catchpole


PIG and the Long Fart Set 1 by Barbara Catchpole

PIG falls in love with a girl in his class. To impress her he agrees to make a speech at school asembly, in front of the Mayor and all the parents. Unfotunately nerves have a very upsetting effect of Pig's stomach, and when all his concentration is spent on holding in a fart, his speech inevitably suffers. Pig and the Long Fart 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 and the Long Fart 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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