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What’s not for kids to love? Separately they would not have survived, but together this disparate group prevails, and they find their way home to the family they love. She traveled by komatik, a traditional Inuit dog sled, assisted in archaeological excavation, having to thaw the land inch by inch, ate everything offered to her, and saw the migration journe the narwhals.

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The lengths to which these three animals will go for each other and for their owner make for a thrilling and thoroughly unforgettable tale. The feelings and emotions of these pet animals, their love towards each other and their loyalty and incredibel for their owners are captured and expressed journsy 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.

This book also included illustrations by Susan Ross. I just wanted to spend a little sliver of time curled up with a warmhearted book where a cat and two dogs walked through Canada and helped incredilbe other in a reasonably believable but also cozy fashion. She has clear diction and imbues the work with the drama and tenderness appropriate to various scenes.


May 15, MaryG2E rated it really liked it Shelves: I cried at the end. Jan 05, Pages Middle Grade Buy. It is so well written, at least for an animal lover like myself.

This book was not originally targeted at children, though I believe that’s where the appeal will lie, so it just gets 3 stars. Sheila Burnford knew and loved a Bull Terrier at some point.

Views Read Edit View history. Stay in Touch Sign up. It would have been nice if they had included Native Americans in the movie as there were a few characters who played a role in the book. Burnford’s novel deals with the animals much m As a kid, I fell in love with the movie inspired, thirty years later, by Sheila Burnford’s novel, The Incredible Journey. I can see why so many people really like this book but it just wasn’t for me.

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One of the rare cases where I thought the movie did the story much better justice. Megan Follows does a fine job narrating the audiobook. Nov 14, Allison rated it really liked it. The true events were more of a catalyst in the author’s mind. She excelled at a complex task. I have nothing sophisticated to offer here. There were some things that were in the book that I was really happy to see. So the labrador, the old bull terrier and the dainty Siamese cat set off on a perilous journey through the wilderness.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I had read this as a kid but remembered little about it. Chance the bulldog was goofy and reckless; Shadow the golden retriever was wise and loyal; and Sassy the Himalayan cat was, well, sassy. Fans of Old YellerWhere the Red Fern Growsand 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 ageless tale about a trio of pets, and the longing they have to return home, t What an incredible story!

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The trio heads due west to where their home is located. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. I thought “I wonder if Homeward Bound was based on this book?

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The two shared an interest in the lives of indigenous people and they inspired each other in creative endea vours. There were some things icnredible were in the book that I was If you are a fan of the Disney movie called Homeward Bound: A tale of charm [and] high drama. Joueney 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.

The Incredible Journey, which is based off this book, then you are ihcredible alone. This is a wonderful tale of adventure, friendship, loyalty, teamwork, and kindness.