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The Incredible Journey (1961)

by Sheila Burnford

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A Siamese cat, an old bull terrier, and a young Labrador retriever travel together 250 miles through the Canadian wilderness to find their family.

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Independent Reading Level: Grades 3-7
Awards: Canadian Children's Book of the Year (1961)
  anbaum | Apr 26, 2024 |
independent reading level: grade 3
1963 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award winner[3]
1963 Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award winner[4]
1963 American Library Association Aurianne Award winner[5]
1964 International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) honour[6]
  daylaj | Apr 24, 2024 |
Három állat – két kutya és egy macska – útnak indul a kanadai rengetegben. Háromszáz mérföldet tesznek meg ember nem járta erdőségeken, mocsarakon, megáradt folyón keresztül, vadállatok között, hogy szeretett gazdáikhoz hazatérjenek. Életveszélyes kalandokba keverednek, de leleményességük, bátorságuk és összetartozásuk átsegíti őket minden akadályon. Történetüket huszonegy nyelvre lefordították és Walt Disney filmet készített belőle.
  Tompowsky | Mar 4, 2024 |
Pacific Northwest Young Reader’s Choice Award Winner

William Allen White Award Winner

Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Winner

Reading Age: 8-11 years ( )
  lwensel | May 4, 2023 |
Grades: 4th
Awards: Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award and the American Library Association Aurianne Award in 1963
  hanleemo | May 2, 2023 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Burnford, Sheilaprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Burger, CarlIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Erikson, HasseIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Nellinge, SolveigTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Rook, DavidCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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I think I could turn and live with animals, they are so placid and self-contain'd,
I stand and look at them long and long.
They do not sweat and whine about their condition,
They do not lie awake in the dark and weep for their sins,
They do not make me sick discussing their duty to God
Not one is dissatisfied, not one is demented with the mania of owning things,
Not one kneels to another, nor to his kind that lived thousands of years ago,
Not one is respectable or industrious over the whole earth.

Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass, "Song of Myself," 32.
To my parents I.P and W.G.C Every

And to their grandchildren Peronelle, Jonquil and Juliet who grew up under the despotic white paw of dear Bill
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This journey took place in a part of Canada which lies in the northwestern part of the great sprawling province of Ontario.
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