Conker, Paperback


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. It features: varied sentences; detailed illustrations to enjoy; chapters; interesting characters and themes; a rich range of vocabulary; and, 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: White.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 48 pages, colour illustrations
  • Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Traditional
  • ISBN: 9781405282543



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