A Medal for Leroy

Michael can’t remember his father, who died in a Spitfire over the English Channel. And his mother, heartbroken and passionate, doesn’t like to talk about him. But then Michael’s aunt gives him a medal and a photo which unravel a hidden story. A story of love, loss and secrets. A story that will change everything – and show Michael who he really is… Told with all of Michael Morpurgo’s skill and compassion, this new novel is a moving tale of identity, loss and the lingering legacy of war.

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    5 September 2015

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    i think it is absolutely brilliant!

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    great! I enjoyed it and would recommend it to people. The story line is really good.

    12 May 2014

  • It was a moving story, but again too much detail.

    9 March 2014

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    I love michael morpurgo books, they stay with you forever, and this book was just fantastic

    7 March 2014

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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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