Collector’s Edition - Shadow

Author: Michael Morpurgo
Format: Hardback
Publication Date: 25-10-2012
ISBN: 978-0-00-748469-0
Pages: 288

Regular price RRP £12.99 - In stock Sale


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