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A powerful and inspiring tale of redemption from the author of WAR HORSE - with a personal introduction to the story from Michael Morpurgo. Includes 'Facts Behind the Story' section. "I know a good sort when I see one. That's why I've taken him on. That's why I took you on." When a young lad strays into bad behaviour and thieving, he soon finds himself in Borstal prison for young men, lonely and without hope. But when Mr Alfie, who manages the stables, asks him to care for and tame a damaged horse, both are given a second chance. Could this "bad lad"'s skill with horses help him follow his dreams?
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A powerful and inspiring tale of redemption from the author of WAR HORSE

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Michael Morpurgo is one of the UK's best-loved children's authors, an award-winning writer and former children's laureate best known for his novel WAR HORSE. His many books have been adapted to both film and stage, to great success. In 1976 Michael and his wife founded the charity Farms For City Children which still runs in the UK today. Visit Michael at Michael Foreman is one of the UK's pre-eminent children's illustrators. A Kate Greenaway Medal-shortlisted author he has illustrated many bestselling books for children, and is the author of WAR BOY and WAR GAME. Michael is also the illustrator for many of Michael Morpurgo's best-selling books.


"Evocative watercolours and line drawings . . . the message is that youngsters need to feel good about themselves." "Sunday Times"" "A classic collaboration and a tale of redemption." "Bookseller"" "This is a beautiful book, from cover to cover, and a beautiful story too." "Armadillo Magazine"" "Morpurgo's gently elegant prose makes this slim story flow effortlessly." --Kirkus, Online: 4/13/2016 and Print: 5/1/2016 "A gifted storyteller, Morpurgo writes with sensitivty and conviction."--Booklist, 6/1/2016

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