PIG Saves the Day Set 1 by Barbara Catchpole


PIG Saves the Day Set 1 by Barbara Catchpole

PIG wants to be in the school football team, but there is one problem: he is rubbish at football. When the team goalie is injured (looking at the other school's cheerleaders whilst walking). Pig ends up in goal. Can he save the day? PIG Saves the Day 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 Saves the Day 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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