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Pigsticks and Harold and the Incredible Journey

Written by Alex Milway

Illustrated by Alex Milway

Part of the Pigsticks and Harold Series

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LoveReading View on Pigsticks and Harold and the Incredible Journey

A wonderfully humorous adventure for Pigsticks and his friends Harold when they decide they must set off on a journey of discovery to the Ends of the Earth. Pigsticks is determined to prove that he has the mettle of his forbears, Harold turns up just in time for an adventure of his lifetime! Pigsticks loves adventure, luckily, Harold has a lot of commonsense – and a great deal of cake! The story of the two intrepid travellers is a delight.

Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title.

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Pigsticks and Harold and the Incredible Journey Synopsis

Pigsticks and Harold set off on a journey to the Ends of the Earth armed only with a sense of adventure (Pigsticks'), common sense (Harold's), and a lot of cake. They pick their way through jungles, trek across deserts and climb a huge mountain, but the Ends of the Earth are always just out of reach. When their last crumb of cake is stolen and it doesn't look like they'll ever make it home again, they finally find the Ends of the Earth - in the last place they'd ever think to look.

 

Pigsticks and Harold and the Incredible Journey Reader Reviews

Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title.

  • Lauren Carver, age 7 - 'I think Pigsticks and Harold is a very funny book with funny names.  They are trying to find the end of the earth.  The reason I like Harold is because he loves CAKE like me!' Read full review >
  • Lauren Randall, age 6 - 'I liked all the interesting pictures and especially the part with the parachute.' Read full review >
  • Matthew Wilson, age 6 - 'This is a REALLY great book. It's really funny (especially Bobbins the angry mouse).' Read full review >
  • Grace Philpot, age 7 - 'This book tells the story of a pig called Pigsticks and a hamster called Harold. It is a funny adventurous story...I found it very easy to read and I liked the illustrations.' Read full review >
  • Luke Douglas, age 6 - 'Pigsticks wants to go to the end of the earth, but he wants a partner to go with him. He chooses Harold the hamster. Really good...Funny and I liked the pictures.' Read full review >
  • Robyn Chorley, age 5 (and mum) - This was a great book to share with Robyn...It was very funny and had us both laughing out loud.' Read full review > 
  • Oliver Lonsdale, age 6 - 'Very funny book, I loved Pigsticks and Harold particulary who loved his cake. The pictures are lovely and I hope he has more adventures.' Read full review >
  • Evie Aconley, age 7 - 'A fun adventure book that takes you to the end of the world...It was funny and made me smile!' Read full review >
  • Isabel, age 6 - 'It is great to read, I loved reading it...I got the jokes and I liked the drawings a lot.' Read full review >
  • Bella Hussain, age 7 - 'The story is very funny made me smile!' Read full review >
  • Daniel Bisland, age 6 - 'I enjoyed the book because I like adventures. I love the colourful pictures in the book. I like Pigsticks and Harold because they are the main characters and they are funny.' Read full review >
  • Aaraav Mehta, age 5 - 'It was a great adventure going to the Ends of the Earth with the two friends, Harold and Pigsticks.' Read full review >
  • Jessica Cobbin, age 7 - 'I love this book, and I want to read more books in this series.' Read full review >
  • Val Cobbin, Jessica's Mum - 'I think that books like this with their lavish illustrations and humorous touches are a great way to get children enthused about books.' Read full review >

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ISBN: 9781406340556
Publication date: 01/05/2014
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406340556
Publication date: 1st May 2014
Author: Alex Milway
Illustrator: Alex Milway
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 84 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: Humorous
Recommendations: Reviewed by Children

About Alex Milway

Alex Milway has always enjoyed making up stories and, after leaving art college, he discovered that he liked to write and illustrate them as well. His interest in furry creatures first reared its head in the The Mousehunter trilogy, where weird and wonderful mice ran riot all over the world. In The Mythical 9th Division, the fur quota got even bigger, as he had to master the art of drawing a troop of yetis whose main purpose was to save the world. His new series, Pigsticks and Harold, features a furry hamster and a decidedly un-furry pig. Alex is now ...

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