The Hodgeheg (Puffin Modern Classics) [Dick King Smith] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Max is a hedgehog who lives with his family in. The Hodgeheg by Dick King-Smith is a much-loved classic! Now part of the collectible Puffin Modern Classics series. Max, the hedgehog who becomes a. A Hedgehog that has had a nasty accident and bumped its head, therefore losing a large amount of its sence/memory.

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The story begins with PA Hedgehog explaining to his children about the problems that hedgehogs have in crossing the road to get to the park. It could also be used to highlight the importance of road safety.

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Children could also create a story board to recollect the events in the book, they could also write their own backward sentences, playing with language. At this rate, I’m going to have to get a job. Max’s determination may come from a place or bravery or ignorance. On his first adventure out of the garden poor Max gets a nasty bang on the head which affects his speech.

Paperback86 pages. It was amusingly surreal which is a good thing for me. His goal is to cross the road hodgheeg get to the park.

Max’s first attempt is at a zebra crossing, wher Max is a hedgehog who lives with his family across the road from a park. My 8 year old loves hedgehogs and enjoys this book. The illustrations are sweet, too. He says his words in a …more It is called that because of a portion in the story where the main character has hit his head after being bumped by a cyclist.


Among his well-loved books is Babe, The Gallant Pig, which was recently made into a major motion picture, and was nominated for an Academy Award. Will he be successful in his quest? This leads to some very humorous language which children love. It would be hodeheg to read aloud as smaller children wouldn’t be able to read most words as it’s mixed up speech and would be very confusing.

This book by Dick King-Smith is a very exciting and enjoyable read for children. Jan 06, Ho Ming Yung rated it it was amazing. After narrowly escaping being hit by the lorry, and a cyclist, Max returns home and explains to his family what happened before going into early hibernation from the shock.

There are some nice little realistic details, like the description of the difference between a juvenile and an adult hedgehog, and hodgeheeg noisy young hedgehogs are it really is true. Oct 11, Rebecca rated it it was amazing. It is quite a hilarious read and would be a good book to use as a whole class reading book.

Max falls asleep after suffering a concussion — very dangerous — and the book peddles the Hollywood myth that a head hodgehe can be cured by another head injury. I’ve been re-visiting a lot of my childhood books of late. Best read with a grain of cynicism and a dash of suspended disbelief. This encourages Max to find a safe place for Hedgehogs to cross the road.

Now, obviously, it’s a really simple and quick read — though at least I think there are no plot holes. So one day he readies himself at the edge of the path and when the man turns green he tries to run across the road. He aims to find a safe way for hedgehogs to cross the road to get to the park, however along the way he is involved in a few accidents himself and receives a bump on the head.


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He is determined to reach the park where there is lots of juicy food like worms so he begins to watch the humans crossing. This is a fun and exciting story with humorous language that children will love. His parents talk about the demise of many hedgehogs, but don’t directly engage hodgehg children in conversation about it.

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The Hodgeheg

I think it has some really nice lessons for the little ones, but I expected it to also be a bit more fun and entertaining. He is the Dumbledore of hedgehogs. The complex nature of this longer text-based storybook also makes it ideal to hoddgeheg used to assess and increase children’s reading comprehension, both in terms of gaining information directly available from the text and inferring information from what is implied. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Max is a young hedgehog with a dream — to venture to the park on the other side of the road and hunt out the delicacies it has to offer. It’s a little unbelievable, though not too much so What?