Written by Michael Morpurgo
Illustrated by Petra Brown
Part of the Reading Ladder Series
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Prize-winning Michael Morpurgo packs in a range of big emotions in this beautifully written short novel for newly fluent readers and reissued for a new generation of children. Helped by his granny, Nick learns to see off the nasty bully with his extra-strength conker and also comes to terms with the loss of a beloved pet and finds a way of filling the gap he has left.
The LoveReading Comment:
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.
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Conker by Michael Morpurgo
In the scrapyard is a skinny, starving dog who looks like Nick's old dog. Can Nick rescue the dog and become conker champion? This is a moving story about grief, redemption and the love of a family pet.
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7th March 2011
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