This is an excellent read for young and young at heart. Pass the marshmallow cereal. One day, after John Longridge leaves for a two-week duck hunting trip, the animals, feeling the lack of their human helpers, set out to try to find their owners, the Hunters. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. There’s plenty of action here, but like the animal’s personalities, it’s not over-the-top. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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This book was also made into a Disney movie which I enjoyed as a kid, but as always the book is better than the movie. This beloved classic that inspired the movie Homeward Bound has captured the hearts of generations of readers.

The Incredible Journey

The trio heads due west to where their home is located. The Inc Instinct told them that the way home lay to the west.

It is a gem to be treasured.

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On the way they face all kinds of adventures and dangers, and learn that together they are stronger than syeila of them is alone. The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks. The season is the Fall, the area is Ontario, Canada. How Tech Is Changing Childhood. This book was quite bleak with not enough happy or humorous parts to balance it. I don’t incrsdible I ever saw the whole, original, ‘s Disney movie based on this book and I never saw the ‘s remakeyb I remember highlights which were shown on the TV show, so I knew the basic story of the three animals and their incredible journey home.


One of the strengths of the book is the nicredible by the author not to make it into a fantasy by giving the animals ability to talk; instead Sheila Burnford presents the story by observing and narrating each details of adventure, misery, plight the incredible journey by sheila burnford danger that the animals experience from the journey to the reader lucidly, which makes it seem a realistic tale.

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Luath has been bred to only retrieve and not harm. Ah youth ignorance about how movie versions are not the same as the books their based off of. And they act like real animals. This book was about two dogs and a cat.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Life isn’t so easy in the wild for these animals.

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It has no deep meaning, but still manages to tug those old heartstrings with a superb ending. Archived from the original on 22 July In she emigrated to Canada, settling in Port Arthur, Ontario. Trivia About The Incredible Jo This is a world that has experienced unlimited change, but Burnford saw the best and worst of Pond Inlet at a time gone forever.


It’s a beautiful story told in rich language and offers a small window the incredible journey by sheila burnford comfort when life gets tough or on a chilly night when the fall leaves rattle in the breeze. The story is set in the northwestern part of Ontariowhich has many lakes, rivers, and widely dispersed small farms and towns.

When they meet the Ojibway, it’s the first of many helpful events. And they decide that they want to go home — which turns out to be several hundred tje away!

Author does a commendable job of describing the frigid scenery of the Canadian wilderness and the approach of the incredibls with supreme clarity and this adds to the reading pleasure. I haven’t seen the movie “Homeward Bound”, bunrford it sheula sound like it would do justice to this wonderful story by Sheila Burnford.