“A simple story, beautifully told.” – Sunday Express
PRAISE FOR MICHAEL MORPURGO
“As ever, Morpurgo's warmth and humanity suffuse a story of courage, love and hope.” – Amanda Craig, The Times
“Morpurgo is a virtuoso at conjuring vibrant stories that draw on historical events." – The Observer Review
“Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects.” – The Telegraph
About the Author
Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain’s best-loved writers for children. He has written over 100 books and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award and the Whitbread Award. His recent bestselling novels include ‘Shadow’, ‘A Medal for Leroy’ and ‘Little Manfred’.
His novel ‘War Horse’ has been successfully adapted as a West End and Broadway theatre play and a major film by Steven Spielberg. A former Children’s Laureate, Michael is also the co-founder, with his wife Clare, of the charity Farms for City Children.