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Product description

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 dangerous road to their brave new world? Could Max be the hero they’ve been waiting for? A warm and spirited story about overcoming obstacles, written by favourite author Dick King-Smith.

Product Details






Puffin Classics

Date published

November 25th, 2004

Other details
  • 96 pages


UK edition


Dick King-Smith

7819 dick king smith 206753


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  1. Pirate2small 108060

    on 31 July 2018

    I loved it because it had funny words

    5out of 5
  2. Clarice thumb 136

    on 2 February 2015

    I absolutely adore this book! It’s so imaginative!

    5out of 5
  3. Storm 113293

    on 8 March 2014


  4. Default avatar

    on 12 June 2013

    i like this book because it has the characters and the illistrater

    5out of 5
  5. Horridhenry thumb 16

    on 27 May 2013


  6. Bellasara 113282

    on 9 March 2013

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

  7. Pearl 113298

    on 6 March 2013

    I love this book!

  8. Default avatar

    on 2 December 2012

    wow i like this book

  9. Avatar lion 761782

    on 5 March 2012

    In my opinion, this is the best dick king smith book ever. Max is really brave about crossing the road, even though loads of other hedgehogs got squished. The best part was when he got his words mixe up! * * * * *

  10. Avatar lion 761782

    on 1 March 2012

    It is nice and short and really good for book challenges.

  11. Goldie 113308

    on 17 August 2011

    i love this book it is sooo funny but i am a bit old for it lol good book i agree bit short

  12. Pirate2small 108060

    on 24 March 2011

    not very long but it was alright

    4out of 5
  13. Avatar bear 761721

    on 30 January 2011

    It was very funny.

    5out of 5