When Shadow, a bomb-sniffing spaniel, goes missing in the middle of wartorn Afghanistan, his soldier-owner is devastated. Meanwhile, Shadow makes friends with a local Afghan boy, and sees a whole other side of the war. As Christmas draws ever closer, the question is - will Shadow and his trainer ever be reunited...? Ages 7+.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Sullywriter - LibraryThing
Another wonderful story from one of my favorite children's authors. Morpurgo tells the touching story of an Afghan refugee boy named Aman and a loyal, heroic sniffer dog named Shadow. A moving story of friendship and survival. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - brangwinn - LibraryThing
Morpurgo has created story that shows the plight of many Afghan citizens who fled their homeland as political refuges. Aman tells the story of his life as he and his mother await deportation back to ... Read full review