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Shadow

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Shadow by Michael Morpurgo
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A stunning and moving new novel from Michael Morpurgo, the nation's favourite storyteller - featuring the bravest dog in all the world...This is the story of Aman, as told in his own words - a boy from Afghanistan fleeing the horror of the Afghan war. When a western dog shows up outside the caves where Aman lives with his mother, Aman is initially repulsed - it is not customary for people to keep dogs as pets in his part of the world. But when Aman and his mother finally decide to make a bid for freedom, the dog Aman has called Shadow will not leave their side. Soon it becomes clear: the destinies of boy and dog are linked, and always will be...

Accolades

Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards: WH Smith Children's Book of the Year 2010.

Author Biography

Michael Morpurgo MBE 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 Blue Peter Book Award and the Whitbread Award. His recent bestselling novels include 'Shadow', 'A Medal for Leroy' and 'Little Manfred'. His novel 'War Horse' has been successfully adapted as a West End and Broadway theatre play and a major film by Steven Spielberg. A former Children's Laureate, Michael is also the co-founder, with his wife Clare, of the charity Farms for City Children.
Release date NZ
September 30th, 2010
Contributors
Read by Abdullah Afzal Read by Mike Rogers
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
Unabridged
Imprint
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Interest Age
From 9
Dimensions
140x140x10
ISBN-13
9780007377503
Product ID
7753836

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