Born to Run
A moving story of joy and heartbreak from former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo. When Patrick saves a litter of greyhound puppies from the canal, he keeps a special one: Best Mate. Best Mate can run like a speeding bullet, a cheetah-dog. But then he is kidnapped and turned into a champion racer. He’s safe as long as he can keep on winning. But what will happen when Best Mate can’t run any more? In this unstoppable story of friendship, injustice, destiny and change, champion author Michael Morpurgo tells an animal story to melt every human heart.