Harry Miller's Run - Signed 1st Edition, by David Almond, Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino
Harry Miller's Run
Signed 1st Edition, by David Almond, Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino
"That's reet, lad! Run! There's a wolf at your tail! Run for your lovely life!"
A joyful, uplifting story of times gone by, from the internationally acclaimed author of Skellig, illustrated in full colour by the award-winning illustrator of A Walk in London.
Liam just wants to go out running with his mates - it's not long till the Junior Great North Run, and there's training to be done.
But Mam needs him today, to help old Harry clear out his house. Harry knows a thing or two about running. When he was a lad, he says, he ran all the way from Newcastle to South Shields.
"But Harry," says Mam, "that's thirteen miles!" Harry grins. "Different times," he says.
This is the story of that day: of sweltering heat, clattering boots, briny sea air and the heavenly taste of ice cream; the day when Harry and his pals ran and ran and ran through the blazing sunlight all the way to the sea.