The Scarecrow and His Servant
One night, lightning strikes a field and brings a scarecrow to life. Kind-hearted but pompous and ambitious, he decides to see the world. So he hires a little boy to be his servant. Each chapter of this book marks another episode on their journey. The scarecrow can be scatterbrained and silly, and his decisions sometimes lead them into danger. But aided by his loyal servant’s common sense, will he work out what he’s looking for – and find it in the end?
- A wise and witty short masterpiece by a celebrated writer
- Themes of self-discovery, friendship and learning to love
- Philip Pullman is the best-loved author of Northern Lights
- He has won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Prize