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The Incredible Journey

As a kid, I fell in love with the movie inspired, thirty years later, by Sheila Burnford’s novel, The Incredible Journey. If two pets arrive, you search or wait, because the third is on his way too!

But a miscommunication occurs between the friend and his housekeeper when he goes on a hunting trip, and the animals are left alone for a several hours, with a gnawing instinct that something has gone wrong. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

And what an adventure it turns out to be!! What more can I say, except, please pass me some more Kleenex. Sheila Burnford’s storytelling is great, if she bunrford accuracy together and only re-imagined the time between eyewitnesses.

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They are never given words, but their feelings, their emotions, are unmistakable in the writing. What Burnford does is show just how amazing our two favorite pets, cats and dogs, are. Anyway, I am surprised to say that I actually liked the movie brnford better and that rarely happens for me.


I was watching my cat while I was reading, and she acts just like the cat in the book! When I visit countries, I use their languages. While their owners are away in England, they are being cared I have nothing sophisticated to offer here. Dec 07, Sydney Chapters rated it really liked it Shelves: As it turns out, I had excellent taste as a l’il nipper. The feelings and emotions of these pet animals, their love towards each other and their loyalty and love for their owners are captured and expressed by the author with such a clarity that both yo 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.

Megan Follows does a fine job narrating the audiobook. The animals follow their instincts and head west, towards home, miles away through the Canadian wilderness. To ask other readers questions about The Incredible Journeyplease sign up. She had mentioned finding her copy of “Three Against the Wilderness”, which I hadn’t heard of before so I thought she had meant this one while substituting a different title.

They can even protect you if need be. The backstory is different, but I think their perils were similar. All animals make it to the end.


The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford

So, five it is! Anyone who has a love of animals will like this tale of the love of 3 animals for each other and most especially for the humans they consider more than life itself.

She researched incidents similar to the one in the book and used the area around her home and cottage Loon Lake to describe the terrain. Bodger, the hero, the old bull terrier with a sense of humour. Jan 22, Pages Middle Grade In World War II she was a volunteer ambulance driver. Scholastic Canada- Cats – pages. The book was an international best seller and was eventually translated into more than 17 languages.

Want to Read saving…. Please tick this box if you’d like to receive information and updates from us about our book news. These animals are not only loyal to their owners, but to one another as well. But I was not prepared for the emotion of this story! This is a wonderful tale of adventure, friendship, loyalty, teamwork, and kindness.

My precious cat has been away three months. View all 15 comments. If you are a fan of the Disney movie called Homeward Bound: