By Michael Morpurgo

An inspiring yet life-affirming story about a boy trapped in a coma after being hit by a car chasing after his dog, Lucky

‘Absorbing and satisfying, with a real story at its heart’ Guardian

Robbie lies in a coma, after a terrible car accident involving his dog, Lucky. He can hear the world around him, but he can’t move or speak.

Everyone comes to visit Robbie, even a famous Chelsea footballer, but nothing is working. Until one day, against the rules, Dad brings Lucky to the hospital. Can Lucky help to bring Robbie back?

Format: Paperback
Ageband: 9 to 12
Release Date: 04 Jul 2024
Pages: 112
ISBN: 978-0-00-863868-9
Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain\'s best-loved writers for children, and has sold more than 35 million books around the world. He has written more than 150 novels and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Whitbread Award and the Blue Peter Book Award, while several of his books have been adapted for stage and screen, including the global theatrical phenomenon War Horse. Michael was Children’s Laureate from 2003 to 2005, and founded the charity Farms for City Children with his wife, Clare. He was knighted in 2018 for services to literature and charity.

”'Absorbing and satisfying, with a real story at its heart” - Guardian

”'Morpurgo crams a great deal of emotion into this beautifully told short novel” - LoveReading4Kids

Praise for Michael Morpurgo: -

”'Morpurgo writes brilliantly about war and animals, conveying the big emotions without preaching” - Guardian

”'Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects” - Daily Telegraph

”'There are few children’s writers as compelling as Michael Morpurgo” - Daily Express