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Conker
     

Conker

by Michael Morpurgo, Petra Brown (Illustrator)
 

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When Stevie Rooster is mean about Nick's old dog dying, Nick throws Stevie's best conker into the pond. But Grandma says there's a better way to get back at Stevie—become Conker King of Jubilee Park. In order to do that, Nick must use some conkers from the tree in the old scrapyard. And in that scrapyard is a skinny, starving dog who looks like Nick's old dog

Overview


When Stevie Rooster is mean about Nick's old dog dying, Nick throws Stevie's best conker into the pond. But Grandma says there's a better way to get back at Stevie—become Conker King of Jubilee Park. In order to do that, Nick must use some conkers from the tree in the old scrapyard. And in that scrapyard is a skinny, starving dog who looks like Nick's old dog. Can Nick rescue the dog and become conker champion? A moving story about grief, redemption, and the love of a family pet. Fresh, new, appealing illustrations for a classic Morpurgo story about the relationship between a boy and a dog.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405282543
Publisher:
Egmont UK
Publication date:
07/01/2016
Series:
Reading Ladder Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
610L (what's this?)
Age Range:
5 - 7 Years

Meet the Author


Michael Morpurgo, the former Children's Laureate, has written more than 40 books and won the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Award, the Circle of Gold Award, the Children's Book Award, and has been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal four times. His novel War Horse has been adapted into a hugely successful and critically acclaimed West End play.

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