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Children's Book of the Month
Little Manfred by Michael
With a story by Michael Morpurgo and illustrations by Michael Foreman Little Manfred is a book to treasure for anyone who reads it.
In the summer of 1966 Charley and her little brother
Alex meet two old men when walking their dog Manfred on the beach. This
chance encounter holds the key to their mother’s past about which
the children knew very little.
When the time comes for Walter to go back to Germany, he leaves Grace with a carved wooden dog to remember him by.
The question is, will Walter and Grace ever meet again?
In 1966, the year in which Little Manfred is set with the World
Cup coming to Britain, that opportunity may just have come along…