Born to Run

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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, 2007 - Dogs - 240 pages
19 Reviews
Joy and heartbreak combine in this bittersweet tale of a champion greyhound's journey through life -- and from owner to owner!

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Review: Born to Run

User Review  - Stefanie - Goodreads

Nice book about the difficult life of a greyhound. He has to live through different stages and meets different people. It's a nice book, which is happy and also sad now and then. It had me crying at some parts. The illustrations are wonderful and add nice, but to the story. Read full review

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User Review  - Rapunzel2015 - Goodreads

I remember reading this when I was probably about 11 or 12, and it made me cry then. I thought it was one of the best books I'd ever read. Reading it again, it wasn't nearly as hard-hitting or ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

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 successfully adapted as a West End and Broadway theatre play and a major film by Steven Spielberg. A former Children's Laureate, Michael is also the co-founder, with his wife Clare, of the charity Farms for City Children.

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