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Catchpole, Barbara

Overview
Works: 40 works in 83 publications in 1 language and 1,070 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books  Horror tales  Young adult works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C3834, 823.92
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Publications about Barbara Catchpole
Publications by Barbara Catchpole
Most widely held works by Barbara Catchpole
Pig and the long fart by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Pig tries to impress a girl he fancies at school
Pig and the talking poo by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Meet Peter Ian Green - a.k.a. PIG for short. All his friends and family call him Pig. Even his teachers. Pig has sticky-out ears and bright red hair which is also sticky-up. Pig has a huge brown plastic talking dog poo (he knows it doesn't really talk - he's not bonkers or anything). But he does miss his poo lots when he loses it - mainly because it reminds him of his dad. So, helped by his best friend Raj, Pig tries to find his lost poo. Can they find it - or will Pig and Raj both die trying? -Back cover
Pig saves the day by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Pig wants to be in the school football team, but there is one problem; he's rubbish at football--back cover
Pig gets the Black Death (nearly) by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
On the way to school, Raj tells Pig it's injections day. That's bad news for Pig, he HATES injections - back cover
Pig and the fancy pants by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Meet Peter Ian Green - PIG for short. All his friends and family call him Pig. Even his teachers. Pig has sticky-out ears and bright red hair which is also sticky-up. When Pig is getting ready for school he can't find his pants so he puts on his sister's sparkly pink Drama Diva panties instead. But things get a bit tricky when he has to do PE with the whole class - and that includes Kevin Hardwick and most of his gang. How can Pig avoid showing his pretty pants to the whole class?
Pig plays Cupid by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Pig and Raj decide that Pig's mum should join the Kissy Kissy Online Dating Site ('for fun and friendship'). The problem is, they don't tell Pig's mum. So when two men arrive to take Pig's mum out, things go from worse to even worse than that. Do people on onlin dating sites always tell lies? - Back cover
Superpig! by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
When Pig's best friend Raj is suddenly taken ill, Pig has to get him to hospital very quickly. Very quickly! With the help of a wheelbarrow and an empty bus bane Pig manages it - and saves Raj from a fate worse than death (well, not really). For once Pig does it all right - and even the doctors call him Superpig!
Pig leaves home (for a bit) by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Pig's mum tells him she wants to divorce his dad to be with her new man Bob. Pig doesn't like this, so he decides to run away to Spain to live with his real dad! It will be easy! Even thought it's not his passport he drops down the toilet (that would have been bad), things don't go as Pig planned. What happens to children after they are arrested at the airport? He is captured by huge Security Guys and held prisoner. Of course, his whole scary family turn up, fighting and shouting to rescue him. His mum is very, very happy to get him back home. Pig realises that he is very happy to be there too. Pig Leaves Home (for a bit) is one of six books in Set Two of the Pig series, published by Ransom Publishing, a specialist publisher for reluctant readers and struggling readers. The Pig reading books all feature Peter Ian Green - although everybody calls him Pig, even his teachers. The 'Pig' reading series offers friendly, fast-paced and extremely funny stories in first-person diary format, for readers who want a great story in a quick read. Pig Leaves Home (for a bit) is ideal for reluctant readers aged 7 to 12 with a reading age of 8 - 9 years
Pig is a blue baboon's bottom by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Pig's history class at school have to bring in something they don't use any more. It all starts off well, but then things go wrong. Pig accuses Raj of something terrible. Raj is very upset - Pig has really gone too far this time. Can Pig do anything to show Raj how sorry he is? And can Raj forgive Pig?
Pig and the baldy cat by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Pig has only ever had a pet hamster, nits and a verruca called Vincent. So when he and Raj find a cat tied up in a shopping bag, Pig decides to keep it - even though it's the ugliest cat he's ever seen. But Pig's mum has other ideas - she says Baldy Cat must go. Will Pig get to keep his new pet? Will they end up best mates?
Pig skives off school by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Pig and his best friend Raj decide that it's not necessary to go to school every day. So one day they decide to watch the news being filmed in the High Street instead. They are lucky enough to be interviewed by the News Lady, who promises that Pig and Raj's skiving will be 'their little secret'
Pig and the ice-cream cake by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Pig and the big quiz by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
"There's a school quiz against The Academy (the posh school) and it's going to be on TV! Raj persuades Pig to join the team, but the problem is that Pig doesn't know anything. So on the big day it's Raj's team (with Pig) against the best of The Academy. Will The Academy really win a gazillion to nil?" --Publisher description
Pig tells a whopping great fib by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Raj spots Bob kissing Tish outside the Spare Gold Shop. Bob is Pig's mum's boyfriend. How could he do this? He decides to hatch a plan to get rid of Bob the Love Rat. As everyone knows Pig is really good at sorting out grown-ups' problems
Pig gets angry by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Pig and the rainbow hair by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Pig's season's finale by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Pig is hairy snotter by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Feely goes to work by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Ben's room by Barbara Catchpole( Book )
3 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Ben leaves home and moves into a flat with two other boys. It is not long after they've moved in that their worst fears come to life -- literally
 
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