Hero
Sarah Lean, Read by Huw Parmenter

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Narrated By: Huw Parmenter

Duration: 3 hours and 31 minutes

What to expect

A story about a little dog with the heart of a lion. From the bestselling author of a ‘A Dog Called Homeless’.

Leo dreams about being a hero. In his imagination he is a fearsome gladiator, but he wants to be a hero in real life.

When the boys at school dare Leo to do something he knows is wrong, he lets everybody down. How can he make things right again?

A little dog called Jack Pepper is missing and it will take a true hero to find him and bring him home…

Genre

Children's / Teenage: Family & home stories, Children's / Teenage: Nature & animal stories

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Praise for Hero:
‘A touching story which captures the pain of being an outsider.’ Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4kids

Praise for Sarah Lean:
"… beautifully written and moving without being mawkish. A talent to watch." – The Bookseller Buyers Guide

"touching, reflective and lyrical.” – Sunday Times, Culture

“Sarah Lean's graceful, miraculous writing will have you weeping one moment and rejoicing the next.” – Katherine Applegate, author of The One and Only Ivan