Born to Run

Born to Run

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Michael Morpurgo
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When Patrick saves a litter of greyhound puppies from the canal, he can't bear to hand them all over to the RSPCA. He pleads with his parents: couldn't he just keep one of them? But nothing will convince them and Patrick cries himself to sleep - only to be woken by a greyhound puppy licking his face! Patrick christens his puppy Best Mate, and that's what he becomes. Patrick's favourite thing is to watch Best Mate running at full stretch on the heath, a speeding bullet, a cheetah-dog. That is, until one day, when Best Mate is kidnapped by a greyhound trainer, and begins a new life as a champion race dog. Suzie, the greyhound trainer's step-daughter, loves Best Mate on first sight and gives him a new name, Bright Eyes. But what will happen when he can't run any more?

Joy and heartbreak combine in this bittersweet tale of a champion greyhound's journey through life -- and from owner to owner!

Product Details

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Ages: 9+
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Language: English