The War of Jenkins' Ear

Author(s): Michael Morpurgo, M.B.E.

Middle Fiction

Michael Morpurgo is a master storyteller, former Children's Laureate and multi-award winner. This is a fresh reissue of a much-loved story with a beautiful new cover. Toby Jenkins hates going to Redlands' Boarding School - he gets called 'Jinks' and thinks he'll never make the top rugby team. But then, he meets Christopher who claims to have powers. Christopher promises Toby a miracle. When Toby goes fishing he crosses to the other side even though he knows it belongs to the villagers. The village boys catch Toby and beat him up, injuring his ear. Thus, the war of Jenkins' ear begins with all-out sticks and stones battles. Will Christopher be able to provide much-needed miracle?

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"Tackles provocative themes, dealing with the issues of hate, revenge, prejudice, and especially faith in an intelligent and fresh manner." --School Library Journal

Michael Morpurgo: The Master Storyteller. Former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo needs no introduction. One of the most successful children's authors in the country, and loved by children, teachers and parents alike. Michael has written more than forty 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 novels have been adapted for film (My Friend Walter, Why the Whales Came) and stage (most recently, Kensuke's Kingdom for the Polka Theatre and Why the Whales Came by for Alibi.)

General Fields

  • : 9781405226721
  • : Egmont UK Ltd
  • : Egmont Books Ltd
  • : January 2007
  • : 202mm X 135mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2006
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 192
  • : Paperback
  • : Michael Morpurgo, M.B.E.