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Luxury hardback collector’s edition of a powerful, moving novel by the best-selling author of War Horse.
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…
- “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