The Incredible Journey

The Incredible Journey

Book - 1996
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Fans of Old Yeller , Where the Red Fern Grows , and Shiloh will love this timeless classic about two dogs and a cat that embark on a journey to return to their owner and inspired the movie Homeward Bound .

An inquisitive Labrador retriever, friendly bull terrier, and courageous Siamese cat set out through the Canadian wilderness to find their owner in this truly "incredible" adventure.
Instinct tells them that the way home lies to the west and together the three house pets face hunger, the natural elements, and wild forest animals as they make their way home to the family they love.
This beloved classic that inspired the movie Homeward Bound has captured the hearts of generations of readers. The lengths to which these three animals will go for each other and for their owner make for a thrilling and thoroughly unforgettable tale.

" Captivating! A tale of charm [and] high drama."-- The New York Times

" A classic. "-- The Atlantic

"From the youngest child...to the oldest grown-up, there is something here for everyone ."-- The Horn Book

"An incredible book! A beautiful story so moving that it stays in the mind constantly. It is a gem to be treasured."-- The St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"I have read The Incredible Journey with much enjoyment. Obviously the author has a great knowledge of animals and a great love for them. "--Joy Adamson, author of Born Free

" A clever story and evocative writing will keep animal lovers and adventure fans turning the pages."-- Common Sense Media

Pacific Northwest Young Reader's Choice Award Winner

William Allen White Award Winner

Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Winner
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 1996.
Edition: Delacorte press edition
ISBN: 9780385322799
0385322798
Branch Call Number: j F BURNFORD
Characteristics: 148 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Burger, Carl 1888-1967.

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Gwen904
Feb 23, 2018

Delightful book about loyal pets. A charming read.

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green_cat_3454
Feb 08, 2018

Really Cute.

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caitlinmartens
Jan 17, 2014

Really good book. I really like how Bodger and Tao are besties and how protective Luath is.

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HGrummert
Jul 01, 2013

Loved this book. Started reading it to my children and had to skip ahead to find out what happens! It is a great wholesome story of adventure and friendship. I think it has a good moral compass and will be appropriate even for younger children, although the language is very descriptive and can be to long for them.

cowz Jan 02, 2013

I really didn't like it no effense.

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"A slender wheat-colored Siamese cat was curled on his knee, chocolate-colored front paws curved in towards one another, sapphire eyes blinking occasionally as he stared into the fire."
-Page 4

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