The Hodgeheg

All the hedgehogs dream of the Great Crossing which will take them across the road to a new life on the other side. A new life in the Park, with its beautiful lily pond, and juicy slugs, worms and snails! But who will lead the hedgehogs across the deadly main road to their brave new world? Could Max be the hero they’ve been waiting for? A warm and gentle comedy about finding success through brainwork and effort, written by a master of animal fiction.

  • A funny classic by master storyteller Dick King-Smith
  • Dick also wrote The Sheep-Pig and The Fox Busters
  • A shorter novel ideal for newly independent readers
  • Full of charm, wisdom and gentle life lessons to learn

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  • A great book about a hedgehog called Max. A funny book, and it’s a great read!

    9 March 2013

  • loved it

    I thought this book was wonderful and was really gripping. I couldn’t put the book down until I had read evry single sentence of it! 5 stars!

    3 March 2011

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Authors

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    Dick King-Smith

    Dick King Smith is the much-loved author of ‘farmyard fantasy’ books like the award-winning The Sheep-pig. He died in January 2011.

    Awards

    Dick has won many awards including The Guardian Fiction Award 1984 for The Sheep Pig, the Children’s Author of The Year 1992 and The Children’s Book Award 1995 for Harriet The Hare.

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