Boy Giant: Son of Gulliver by Michael Morpurgo.
"We were the truth of our own story. Me, and the two tiny people on my shoulder, in the middle of the sea..."
War has forced Omar and his mother to leave their home in Afghanistan and venture across the sea to Europe.
When their boat sinks, and Omar finds himself alone, with no hope of rescue, it seems as if his story has come to an end. But it is only just beginning. Because in the end, a little hope makes a big difference...