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In 1914, Joey, a young farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. But even in the desolation of the trenches, Joey’s courage touches the soldiers around him.
Click below for free teacher resources, extracts, fan reviews and video messages from Michael himself!Celebrate Today’s Book Now
November 2013 sees a month-long celebration of Michael Morpurgo’s wonderful stories, marking his 70th birthday this year. We’re inviting book lovers, schools, libraries and bookshops nationwide to take part and celebrate 30 unmissable books by one of our greatest writers for children.
Throughout November the Michael Morpurgo website is hosting free teacher resources, brand new author videos, audio downloads and competitions, focussing on a different book each day. From War Horse to Beowulf and The Butterfly Lion to Kensuke’s Kingdom, celebrate 70 years of Michael Morpurgo’s stories this November...