A Long Walk to Water : Based on a True Story, Paperback Book

A Long Walk to Water : Based on a True Story Paperback


A gripping tale of conflict and survival that has inspired millions of young readers and adults alike, with two 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.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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  • Category: General
  • ISBN: 9781786074621

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