Michael Morpurgo

Author

About Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo's novels for children have made him one of the most popular and critically acclaimed writers of his generation. He is the winner of the Red House Children's Book Award, the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year and the Nestle Smarties Book Prize and has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. His novel PRIVATE PEACEFUL, about two brothers serving in the First World War, featured on the shortlists of four major literary prizes. From 2003-2005 he was the third Children's Laureate. He set up the charity 'Farms for City Children', and for their pioneering work he and his wife were awarded the MBE in 1999.

Recent activity

Hug a Bear Day
Discover Snow Tales (Rainbow Bear and Little Albatross) by Michael Morpurgo. Published by Doubleday Childrens.
3 months ago
Guy Fawkes Day (Bonfire Night)
Bonfires, fireworks and sparklers! Because a Fire Was in My Head by Michael Morpurgo from Faber & Faber.
3 months ago
Michael Morpurgo and Emily Gravett
Out now! A Song of Gladness by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Emily Gravett. Published by Two Hoots.
10 months ago
Michael Morpurgo
10 months ago
Christmas Eve
Loving The Snowman: A full-colour retelling of the classic this Christmas! By Michael Morpurgo and Robin Shaw and published by Puffin.
1 year ago
Michael Morpurgo and Robin Shaw
Out now! The Snowman: A full-colour retelling of the classic by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Robin Shaw. Published by Puffin.
1 year ago
Michael Morpurgo and Benji Davies
Out now! The Puffin Keeper by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Benji Davies. Published by Puffin.
1 year ago
Michael Morpurgo and Emily Gravett
Out now! A Song of Gladness by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Emily Gravett. Published by Two Hoots.
1 year ago