Shadow

Paperback | November 15, 2011

byMichael Morpurgo

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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.?

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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 ca...

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 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 successfull...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pagesPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007339615

ISBN - 13:9780007339617

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cant wait I can't wait to read this ßook it sounds amazing!!!!... I have got it on my wishlist ready to get :]
Date published: 2015-09-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Michel morpurgo It is a great book to read it also brings up great big suprises it can be quite sad at times read or else
Date published: 2015-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shadow Very intresting,great story i think its great they made a very good story out of reality .It is what happened
Date published: 2015-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Glorious The book starts of with aylum seekers in Britain takes you on a journey through Asia and Euroupe!!!!
Date published: 2015-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shadow It made me fell emoishinal and happy and the book included lots of emointion from the characeterd. I stronly loved this book
Date published: 2015-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shadow It was awesome
Date published: 2014-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shadow Very good book
Date published: 2013-11-16

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"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