Circus Boy War on Wheels Author:Dorothea J. Snow A novel based on the television series CIRCUS BOY, starring a young Mickey Dolenz (later one of the Monkees) as Corkey, a boy growing up in a traveling circus. — Trouble! That's all Corky can see ahead for the Burke and Walsh Circus and Menagerie as it sets out on another season on the road. Trouble, with a capital T, from the Meeker Brothers' ... more »Caravan Circus. Cheating? Rat bills? Kidnapping? Clems? There is nothing, it seems, at which the Meekers won't stop in their plans to wreck the show.
Someone must warn Big Tim Champion before Slim and Fats, the Meeker Thugs, manage to turn the circus wagons off the main road into a swamp. Someone must discover who in the show is giving out precious information to Slim and Fats. Someone must find Sergeant Price and Sinbad. Corky has a good idea who that "someone" is--but can he measure up to the challenge?
"Hey, rube!" The day comes when Corky hears the cry all circus folk dread because it means the worst kind of trouble. And trouble there is, with Corky and Bimbo in the very thick of it as they find out what it's like to fight a WAR ON WHEELS.