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Michael Morpurgo

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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 updates about Michael Morpurgo

Hug a Bear Day

Discover Snow Tales (Rainbow Bear and Little Albatross) by Michael Morpurgo. Published by Doubleday Childrens.

1 year ago

Guy Fawkes Day (Bonfire Night)

Bonfires, fireworks and sparklers! Because a Fire Was in My Head by Michael Morpurgo from Faber & Faber.

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

Christmas Eve

Loving The Snowman: A full-colour retelling of the classic this Christmas! By Michael Morpurgo and Robin Shaw and published by Puffin.

2 years 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.

2 years ago

Michael Morpurgo and Benji Davies

Out now! The Puffin Keeper by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Benji Davies. Published by Puffin.

2 years ago

Michael Morpurgo and Emily Gravett

Out now! A Song of Gladness by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Emily Gravett. Published by Two Hoots.

2 years ago

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