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Shadow

Shadow

Author: Michael Morpurgo, O.B.E.
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PUBLICATION DECEMBER 2011

Description

A powerful novel from Michael Morpurgo, the nation's favourite storyteller! Never have Aman and his mother needed a friend more than when a Springer Spaniel appears -- thin and war-ravaged -- in the mouth of their Afghan cave. Nursed back to health by Aman, the dog becomes a constant companion, a shadow, and that's what Aman decides to call her. But life in Afghanistan becomes more dangerous by the moment. Eventually, Aman, his mother and Shadow find the courage to embark upon the treacherous journey from war-torn Afghanistan to the safely of a relative's home in Manchester, England. But how far can Shadow lead them? And in this terrifying new world, is anywhere really safe!?

Reviews

"As ever, Morpurgo's warmth and humanity suffuse a story of courage, love and hope." - Amanda Craig in the Times "passionate and touching" - Julia Eccleshare

Author description

Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best loved writers for children. He has written over 100 books and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Whitbread Award and the Blue Peter Book Award.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780007339617
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Children's Books
  • : July 2011
  • : 197mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michael Morpurgo, O.B.E.
  • : Paperback
  • : 1211
  • : en
  • : 823.914
  • : 288