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A Long Walk to Water : International Bestseller Based on a True Story ([New] edition)

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A gripping tale of conflict and survival that has inspired millions of young readers and adults alike, with three million copies sold worldwideEleven-year-old Salva is forced to flee on foot when his village comes under attack.

Braving every imaginable hardship – including killer lions and hungry crocodiles – he is one of the 'lost boys' travelling the African continent on foot in search of his family and a safe place to stay. Nya goes to the pond two times a day to fetch water.

It takes her eight hours. But there is unexpected hope, as these two stories set in Sudan – one unfolding in 2008 and one in 1985 – go on to intersect with Nya’s in an astonishing and moving way.

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Rock the Boat
1786074621 / 9781786074621
Paperback / softback
United Kingdom
121 pages : maps (black and white)
20 cm
"Based on a true story." Previous edition: New York: Clarion Books, 2010.