Sam is on a school trip to a farm when he rescues a duck that he sees being mistreated and smuggles it back to the city as a present for his Grandad.
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Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain’s best-loved writers for children. He has written over 100 books and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award and the Whitbread Award. His recent bestselling novels include ‘Shadow’, ‘A Medal for Leroy’ and ‘Little Manfred’.
His novel ‘War Horse’ has been successfully adapted as a West End and Broadway theatre play and a major film by Steven Spielberg. A former Children’s Laureate, Michael is also the co-founder, with his wife Clare, of the charity Farms for City Children.From the Back Cover:
Sam isn’t looking forward to the school trip to Nethercott Farm. He can’t imagine being away from Grandad for a whole week, but from the moment they arrive, Sam works so hard, he doesn’t have time to miss home.
Sam loves every minute – until Market Day, when he discovers a duck in a cage waiting to be sold, a duck who will soon be someone’s supper. Sam is determined to save the duck, but how will he smuggle it back home to Grandad without anyone finding out?
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