Conker (Egmont Reading Ladder Level 3 – Michael Morpurgo)
Product Code: EG056
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A beautifully crafted chapter book, perfect for children learning to read. From master story-teller Michael Morpurgo.
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. Nick must use some conkers from the tree in the old scrapyard. And in that scrapyard is a skinny, starving dog who looks just like Nick’s old pet. Can Nick rescue the animal and become conker champion?
A moving story about grief, redemption and the love of a family pet.
The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It’s the first step towards a lasting love of reading.
Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently.
• Varied sentences
• Detailed illustrations to enjoy
• Interesting characters and themes
• A rich range of vocabulary
• More complex storylines to stretch confident readers
All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children’s reading.
Book band: Yellow
Paperback: 48 pages
Dimensions: 14 x 0.5 x 20.6 cm
Written by: Michael Morpurgo
About the Author:
Multi-award winning author, Michael Morpurgo, is one of Britain’s best-loved writers for children and has won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, The Writers Guild Award and the Blue Peter Book Award for his recent novel, Private Peaceful, which has also had two successful runs as a play devised by Bristol Old Vic. From 2003 to 2005 he was the Children’s Laureate, a role which took him all over the UK to promote literacy and reading, and in 2005 he was named the Booksellers Association Author of the Year.