Reviews

  • "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