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Pig and the big quiz

Pig and the big quiz

Catchpole, Barbara, author

'Pig' is a series of short books in the style of 'The Diary of a Wimpy Kid'. With humourous stories, easy to read text and strong illustrations this series is a big hit with young readers, particularly reluctant and struggling readers. Each story in this series unfolds for Pig's point of view, as he struggles to understand the ways of the world and grown-ups in particular

Paperback, Book. English. Fiction 7+. Humorous stories. Children's stories. Humorous.
Published Winchester: Ransom, 2015
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Statement of responsibility: Barbara Catchpole
ISBN: 1781275386, 9781781275382
Intended audience: 7-12. Juvenile.
Physical Description: 48 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Subject: Pig (Fictitious character) Juvenile fiction.

Author note

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.   


There's a school quiz against The Academy (the posh school) and it's going to be on TV! Raj persuades Pig to join the team, but the problem is that Pig doesn't know anything. So on the big day it's Raj's team (with Pig) against the best of The Academy. Will The Academy really win a gazillion to nil?

Boys love PIG! Peter Ian Green has another hilarious adventure in this book, one of the bestselling series 'PIG' by Barbara Catchpole. Coupled with fantastic black-and-white illustrations and an easy-to-read diary format, the laugh-out-loud humour and tale of friendship will appeal to all readers.