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Book Title: The Last Wolf

Details: Author: Morpurgo, Michael

Reading Age: 8 - 9

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN-13: 9780705420211

Number of pages: 96

Dimensions: 13 x 0.6 x 19.4 cm

Retail Price: €7.68

Quantity
  • €7.50

Book Details

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 . . .

Review

"Michael Morpurgo has a knack of taking one small fact and weaving around it a vibrant tale that brings a slice of history to life" (TES)

"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)

Book Description

A beautiful and lyrical tale of the last wolf in Scotland."

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