The War of Jenkins' Ear

Toby Jenkins hates Redlands’ Boarding School. Everyone calls him ‘Jinks’, and his dream of getting onto the rugby team is slowly fading away. But things are even worse outside the school grounds. When Toby goes fishing, the village boys beat him up, injuring his ear – and suddenly it’s war! As all-out battles of sticks and stones break out between rival boys, what miracle can end the War of Jenkins’ Ear? A brilliant story of school life from Michael Morpurgo.

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    Michael Morpurgo

    Master storyteller Michael Morpurgo has written over 100 books for children, and has won a multitude of awards as well as serving as Children’s Laureate from 2003-2005.


    Michael was the Children’s Laureate 2003-2005, and has won many awards including The Whitbread Prize For The Wreck of the Zanzibar, the Smarties prize for The Butterfly Lion the Blue Peter Award for Private Peaceful and the Red House award for Shadow.

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