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, An Elephant in the Garden and Born to Run. Michael's stories have been adapted numerous times for stage and screen, most recently with the phenomenally successful National Theatre production of War Horse, which is also currently playing on Broadway. The story is now the subject of a major forthcoming film directed by Steven Spielberg. Michael was the UK's Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005, a role which took him all over the country to inspire children with the joy of reading stories.
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Book Description Collins, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110001981048