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 pages, 7.76 × 5.12 × 0.07 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007339615

ISBN - 13:9780007339617

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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