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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

Chocolate Cake Day

And with cake often come presents...Wild at Heart: Animal Stories by Michael Morpurgo from Kingfisher 

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Chocolate Cake Day

And with cake often come presents...Penguin Readers Level 2: The Puffin Keeper (ELT Graded Reader) by Michael Morpurgo from Penguin 

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World Dracula Day

Blodin the Beast by Michael Morpurgo from Frances Lincoln Children's Books really is a monster book!

2 days ago

National Escargot Day

What can you see in your garden? Black Queen by Michael Morpurgo from Young Corgi 

4 days ago

National Escargot Day

What can you see in your garden? Black Queen by Michael Morpurgo from Penguin Random House Children's UK 

4 days ago

International Museums Day

Read War Stories by Michael Morpurgo from Macmillan Children's Books to delve into the past!

10 days ago

World Baking Day

The Snowman by Michael Morpurgo from Penguin Random House Children's UK is a great creative read!

11 days ago

World Baking Day

The Snowman: A full-colour retelling of the classic by Michael Morpurgo from Puffin is a great creative read!

11 days ago

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