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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (169 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Michael Morpurgo Narrator: Michael Maloney Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2013 ISBN:
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George was only three when he was first sent to a children's home. Now he is twelve and he's already tried six different foster homes. But none of them have worked out, and this summer holiday he's being sent to stay on the Dyers' farm. Usually he can't wait to get back to his solitude at the children's home, but this year is different. With Tom Dyer and his younger sister Storme, George has a great time working on the farm. He grows to feel needed and wanted in a way he hasn't known before. He begins to trust Tom and Storme. He even owns up that he doesn't know how to swim and allows Tom to teach him. So when Mrs Dyer has an accident and he has to return to the children's home, he is devastated....

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sylvia | 11/21/2013

    " Foster kid from city finds home on farm. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Arshia Zehra | 10/30/2013

    " awesome book......absolutely loved it!!!!!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bumblebee | 10/23/2013

    " This is an amazing book it is not to long but not to short but thats me it is very good if you are not to confedint about your reading i am not to confedint about my reading but i enjoyed this book very much "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Joanne | 10/6/2013

    " Liked this book because it was small yet good. I did like this book and recommend this book "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Emily | 6/25/2013

    " the title sounds bad but the book itself is amazing "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lorraine | 6/14/2013

    " I loved this story. Full of imagery. What a beautiful story of hope. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Fatima Khalid | 4/23/2013

    " Simple , yet touching. :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Shannan | 4/16/2013

    " I read this a while ago but I can remember that it's great! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Farren | 2/9/2013

    " Not as much fun reading it as the rest of his books but nice. "

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About the Author
Author Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo, former Children’s Laureate of Britain, is the author of War Horse, called “superb” by the New York Times Book Review and now a major motion picture. His other prizewinning books include Kensuke’s Kingdom, Private Peaceful, and The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. Morpurgo lives in Devon, England, with his wife, Clare. Together they founded the charity Farms for City Children, which gives children from urban areas an opportunity to spend a week working on a farm in the countryside.

About the Narrator

Michael Maloney is an actor who has appeared in numerous television productions, including as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet and Prince Hal in Henry IV, parts 1 and 2, for which he won Best Actor/Best Supporting Actor awards. His theater credits include Sleuth, Peer Gynt, and All My Sons, and his film credits include The Young Victoria and Notes on a Scandal. He has narrated numerous audiobooks, earning seven AudioFile Earphones Awards.