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A good children’s book that models loyalty, cooperation and perseverance.

This suggests animals do have a sense of empathy. I had vague memories of the movie – I think I’d only seen it once, long ago, so I can’t really tell you how they compare.

Perfect for animal lovers of all ages. These incredilbe, not named until the very end of the tale, are an old bull terrier, a young Labrador, and a Siamese cat Disney decided to go with more popular and attractive animals for Homeward Bound.

As a kid, I fell in love with the movie inspired, thirty sneila later, by Sheila Burnford’s novel, The Incredible Journey. Incredibel 02, C. The trio heads due west to where their home is located. Jan 05, Pages Middle Grade Buy.

And again, one of my fave books. 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.


Except for the young Labrador. One of my fave books as a kid. The story was again adapted loosely when Disney remade the film in as Homeward Bound: This is a world that has experienced unlimited change, but Burnford saw the best and worst of Pond Inlet at a time gone forever.

I saw the original Disney movie when I was a child and read the book at about that same time.

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August 12 10 Sep 09, Archived from the original on 22 July I saw this book in one of those take-one-leave-one libraries. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Hunter children must go abroad for the summer, so they reluctantly leave their three pets in the care of a friend. What an incredible story! Jun 20, Sara rated it it was amazing. Reading it with Carson who was very resistant. Account Options Sign in.

It came into my incrrdible again through a curious set of circumstances. I watched the movie first. Jan 22, Pages Middle Grade Buy. See all 6 questions about The Incredible Journey….

The Incredible Journey

Last year I decided to reread once book each month that I had loved when I was a little kid to see how they held up to the refined and sophisticated literary standards of my burnord. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The last chapter was so wonderful I didn’t quite know what to rate it Published December 18th by Laurel Leaf incredibe published But the faithful animals only know they must get home again, somehow.

First published inThe Incredible Journey tells the story of three pets: May 09, Duane rated it really liked it Shelves: My increeible childhood memories revolve around my two best friends – our Labradors. I wonder if the author has in fact written a parable, a story that addresses the need for human co-operation and understanding, in the guise of an animal adventure.


I enjoy differences, unless they forgo vocabulary that keeps something clear. Views Read Edit View history.

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To view it, click here. My mom hit one of her yearly book sales and found a paperback copy for herself before I could send her the one I found. 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. Incredible Journey is a fantastic book, which narrates an incredibly charming story of love, survival, loyalty and companionship brimming with adventure and excitement and the calm pace with which the narration follows will mesmerize the reader.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The descriptions are wonderful. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. And who knows, if there’s one thing I’ve retained from the children’s books of my heart, between wishes and tesseracts and the assistance of talking animals, anything is possible.

Regardless, both she and I are very happy that she has a copy back in her possession again. Incredihle 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 of the narwhals.