A Long Walk to Water

Suggested age 10 +


Author: Linda Sue Park
ISBN: 9781786074621
Date Published: 31 May. 2018

A gripping tale of conflict and survival that has inspired millions of young readers and adults alike, with three million copies sold worldwide.

Eleven-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.

Oneworld Publications

Dimensions13 × 1.1 × 19.8 cm

Oneworld Publications


Age 9 – 12, Age 12 – 14




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