Author(s): Barbara Catchpole
Pig finally gets to go on his surfing holiday with the school. (He got the holiday because he was in the Head Teacher's Secret Toilet without asking. No, we don't understand that, either.). While Pig is away, Suki tells him that he has lost his bedroom. Mum has got rid of all his stuff and from now on he will have to live under the stairs. This must be Bob's Revenge. What can Pig do? Pig is Hairy Snotter is one of six books in Set One 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 is Hairy Snotter is ideal for reluctant readers aged 7 to 12 with a reading age of 8 - 9 years.
Barbara Catchpole taught for over forty years before becoming a full time writer. Her interest in special needs education and disability issues was first sparked by her middle son, who was born profoundly deaf. Barbara has taught as a Special Needs Coordinator and has held leadership positions in several schools, including Academies. She has also worked as SENCo in a secure training centre. Barbara writes primarily for reluctant and struggling readers, with the aim of entertaining the reader and developing empathy for the characters. Pig is her finest example to date.