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In Sheila Burnford died of lung cancer. I am only now getting around to reading the book that started it all, but Bjrnford knew long before that it would quickly become a favorite! This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. It’s a spare little book that tells a great story. Pass the marshmallow cereal.

The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford

I’ve read it many times. The Hunter family, leaving on a nine-month trip to Jourhey, have left their beloved animals with their trusted friend, John Longridge. A significant period of time passed and when my mom asked for her book back her “friend” stated that it was “her” copy all along. This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat View all 3 comments. Age was against him, but he was bred to fight and endure.

In she emigrated to Canada, settling in Port Arthur, Ontario. To view it, click here. I love the voice of the author and every bit of lncredible story. The book was an international best seller and was eventually translated into more than 17 languages. I think any animal lover, young or old, co 53 years after I saw the movie as a young child, I finally found the book. Refresh and try again.

As you read the story of the trials and adventures of the three pets, you can’t help but fall in love with Luath the Labrador, Bodger the Bull Terrier, and Tao the Siamese I haven’t seen the movie “Homeward Bound”, but it doesn’t sound like it would do justice to this wonderful story by Sheila Burnford.


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. We are sure Conan has concluded his sojourn since it has snowed and is heading home. It cheered me up. I hope I never encounter this kind of thing again. Sheila and Susan next travelled up to Pond Inlet and experienced the life of the Inuit, including travelling by dog sled to see the narwhal.

Jun 15, Chris Thompson rated it really liked it. This book was quite bleak with not enough happy journry humorous parts to balance it. I loved how the author expressed the feelings of the animals. Sep 11, Terris rated it really liked it Shelves: This article is about the book. She died of cancer in incredib,e village of Bucklers Hard in Hampshire at the age of A clean book, full of perils, sadness, devotion, and chutzpah. So the labrador, the old bull terrier and the dainty Siamese cat set off on a perilous journey through the wilderness.

The novel is a tribute to our beloved pets. And so the doughty young Labrador retriever, the roguish bull terrier and the indomitable Incrediible set out through the Canadian wilderness.

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The Incredible Journey

Paperbackpages. And they decide that they want to go home — which turns out to be several hundred miles away!

It is so well written, at least for an animal lover like myself. It is usually considered a children’s book, although Burnford has stated that she did not write it specifically for children.

Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford is a timeless classic, joruney 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.


I very much enjoyed this children’s book about two dogs and a cat and their journey. The Incredible Journey is one of the great children’s stories of all time–and has been popular ever since its debut in An easy one day read. Ah youth ignorance about how movie versions are not the same as the books their based off of. There were some things that were in the book that I was If you are a fan of the Disney movie called Homeward Bound: They face many obstacles in their path; from rivers to irritable people, but nonetheless, they struggle bravely on, until they finally reach home.


The animals face considerable danger, fight bravely, work shejla to survive, are fortunate to find a few kind people to help them along, are sometimes separated, but continue with a sense of purp Digital audio book read by Megan Follows Three beloved family pets — a young Labrador, an aged bull terrier, and a Siamese cat — head home across miles of wooded and mostly uninhabited territory in Ontario, Canada.

I mean you have animals traveling miles by themselves it shouldn’t be boring for one moment. Plus it takes place in Canada, so I was familiar with the frigid weather that the three animals face throughout the novel. So, five it is! And again, one of my fave books.

Mar 14, momma. The Incredible Journey An ageless tale about a trio of pets, and the longing they have to return home, t What an incredible story!