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I had a incredbile quibbles. Instinct told them that the way home lay to the west. They crave your attention and companionship. Burnford’s novel deals with the animals much more realistically. She had moved back to England to live with her second husband Dr. The Incredible Journey, by Sheila Burnford – 4 stars. Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford is a timeless classic, which narrates the arduous and brave journey taken by three pet animals towards the family they love over harsh and dangerous terrain, and is an emotionally rich story, which will move the reader and will leave him with a glow of satisfaction.

Reading increible with Carson who was very resistant. This made me sad that the animals didn’t sheilq but I have so much nostalgia for the movie I HAD to read the book.

Buy the Audiobook Burnfore I think any animal lover, young or old, could appreciate this beautifully worded novella. I have nothing sophisticated to offer here. Mar 01, Sheila rated it it was amazing Shelves: I think any animal lover, young or old, co 53 years after I saw the movie as a young child, I finally found the book. A beautiful story so moving that it stays in the mind constantly.


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There were differences that confused me since I know the movie’s version more than the book. You would not give up on Bodger, with miracles in front of you. I loved how the author expressed the feelings of the animals. I’d also taken a copy of “Crow Lake” by Mary Lawson for his wife. Please try again later. I saw this book in one of those take-one-leave-one libraries.

Harriette Sheila Burnford wrote this book in the early ‘s and was educated in the United Kingdom. The backstory is different, but I think their perils were similar.

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The Man with No Face Jan 05, Pages Middle Grade Buy. Site by Union Room. If two pets arrive, you search or wait, because the third is on his way too!

The Incredible Journey

Burnford skips the requisite drama of the kids, teary-eyed, leaving their beloved pets behind, and she also does away with any tensions between the three pets.

Both women has long held interest in native life and found the opportunity to actually learn about native life to be irresistible. Retrieved 23 August For an animal story where they inceedible. They don’t talk with one another except by language of instinct. Last year I decided to reread once book each month that I had loved when I was a little kid to see how they held up to the refined and sophisticated literary standards of my adulthood.


The author does a great job of bringing the dogs and cat to life without incrediblr naming them except at the end or turning them into cartoons.

Although the book was based in Northwestern Ontario, it was actually filmed in the Toronto area. Life isn’t so easy in the wild for these animals.

Nope, completely different book, but then she told the story of how she loaned her copy of “The Incredible Journey” to a “friend” at one of exercise classes who had been lamenting that she wanted to read it. During the Shela World War she worked as an ambulance attendant and driver.

That’s because in the animal incrediblf it’s not the old and frail who are the leaders, but the young and strong. The end milked drama. I’ve read it many times.

The cat shows affection for the ailing boxer by hunting for him and prompting him to eat by tearing open a carcass in front of him. The Inc Instinct told them that the way home lay to the west. Sep 30, Jessica rated it it was ok. Refresh and try again. Tao, agile and deadly hunter, provides him with food. May 09, Duane rated it really liked it Shelves: Views Read Edit View history.