Michael Morpurgo has created a sweeping and dramatic story in the time of Bonnie Prince Charlie. This spellbinding tale is complemented perfectly by Michael Foreman's illustrations.
Robbie McLeod and a wolf cub, both orphaned, venture far from their birthplace, a land of rebellious fighters and vicious redcoats. There is little constancy in Robbie's adventurous life, save for the companionship of his wolf. But when at last Robbie finds a place where he can peacefully make his home, he knows in his heart that the wolf must find his own natural home too . . .
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 73 g
Dimensions: 194 x 130 x 6 mm
The deceptively simple narrative style . . . conveys hope and despair, love and hate, and finally peace . . . Satisfying, thoughtful and ultimately heart-warming * Financial Times *
This is a beautifully produced book, with a striking peephole cover and pen-and-wash illustrations by Michael Foreman that serve to dramatise the emotional depth of this touching story about friendship in adversity * Glasgow Herald *
A stirring tale of loyalty and bravery, superbly illustrated * Shelf Life *
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