This is the story of Aman, a boy from Afghanistan fleeing the horror of the Afghan war. When a western dog shows up outside the caves where Aman lives with his mother, Aman is initially repulsed – people don’t keep dogs as pets in his part of the world. But when Aman and his mother decide to make a bid for freedom, the dog Aman has called Shadow will not leave their side. Soon it becomes clear: the destinies of boy and dog are linked, and always will be ...
What the critics say:
– James Naughtie, Daily Telegraph
Interest age: 9+
COCD 163 • 978-0-85735-159-3
|Playing time: 2 hrs 56 mins|