Published: 2004 by Puffin
Level: Middle Years (6-9)
Adam, aghast at the prospect of leaving behind his dog, even though the terrorist are about to bomb his home in the Middle East, finds he is left behind. He teams up with Emir, a young boy enslaved to a cruel camel owner. Together despite their fear and loathing for each other the boys must survive the hostile desert and their several attackers.