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Shadow (Paperback)
  • Shadow (Paperback)
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Paperback Published: 29/09/2011
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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...?

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007339617

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“Shadow”

This book is yet another heart aching story by Michael Morpurgo about a more recent war. Although the wording is easy it has a very sad story line so I would recommend it for ages 9+.

Paperback edition
26th December 2011
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“Shadow”

How Aman, a young Afghan boy finds hope in ‘Shadow’ a Springer Spaniel. A journey like no other; a tough but compelling read, shedding light on life in the horrors of war torn Afghanistan.

Paperback edition
20th May 2012
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“I Really enjoyed it!”

I liked how the story line was shown from more than one view it was really well written, nicely detailed and overall Really enjoyable :D

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3rd March 2012
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