One day a small boy follows his pet gazelle into the vast desert.Though the entire village searches, all trace of the pair has disappeared. The boy and gazelle join a wild herd who come to care for the human child as one of their own.Then, years later, hunters capture the wild boy, bringing him back to live among people. But is this what the boy wants? This riveting tale, based on true occurrences of wild children, is simply and beautifully told and will inspire readers to think about the remarkable generosity of animals.
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Published July 7, 2005
Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction.