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The last wolf

The last wolf

Morpurgo, Michael; Foreman, Michael, 1938-

In a tale that sweeps readers from the present day to Bonnie Prince Charlie's times, from the Highlands to the high seas, best-selling author Michael Morpurgo creates a story of bravery and loyalty, illustrated by Michael Foreman

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories.
Published London: Corgi Yearling, 2003
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Statement of responsibility: Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Michael Foreman
ISBN: 0440865077, 9780440865070
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2002.
Physical Description: 91 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Wolves Juvenile fiction.; Human-animal relationships Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 6.1
Interest Level: MY
Points: 2
Quiz Number: 205415

Author note

Michael Morpurgo is one of today's most popular and critically acclaimed children's writers, author of KENSUKE'S KINGDOM and THE WRECK OF THE ZANZIBAR amongst many other titles. He has won a multitude of prizes including the Children's Book Award, the Smarties Prize and the Writer's Guild Award.


"Michael Morpurgo has a knack of taking one small fact and weaving around it a vibrant tale that brings a slice of history to life"
TES||"The deceptively simple narrative style . . . conveys hope and despair, love and hate, and finally peace . . . Satisfying, thoughtful and ultimately heart-warming"
Financial Times||"This is a beautifully produced book, with a striking peephole cover and pen-and-wash illustrations by Michael Foreman that serve to dramatise the emotional depth of this touching story about friendship in adversity"
Glasgow Herald||"A stirring tale of loyalty and bravery, superbly illustrated"
Shelf Life

Back cover copy

'I shall call you Charlie, for you are bonnie and a prince among wolves.'

When Robbie McLeod finds an orphaned wolf cub and vows to take care of him, it is the beginning of an adventure that sweeps boy and beast from the Highlands to the high seas and beyond.

Award-winning author Michael Morpurgo creates a spellbinding story of bravery and loyalty, brought vividly to life by Michael Foreman's stunning illustrations.