Robbie McLeod is on the run from the English Redcoats in the Scottish highlands. On his furtive travels he finds a wolf cub, near a sign proclaiming the killing of the last wolf in Scotland. Identifying at once with the abandoned orphan, Robbie adopts the cub and a unique loyalty grows between them. Eventually Robbie flees his homeland and seeks his fortune in the New World. Has the time come for wolf to find a newer, freer home too? A gem of a story by award-winning author, Michael Morpurgo, and illustrator, Michael Foreman, sweeping the reader from the present day to the eighteenth-century and right across the Atlantic.
Michael Morpurgo is one of today's most popular and critically acclaimed children's writers, author of KENSUKE'S KINGDOM and THE WRECK OF THE ZANZIBAR amongst many other titles. He has won a multitude of prizes including the Children's Book Award, the Smarties Prize and the Writer's Guild Award.