Long Way Home

He could even feel at home with them – couldn’t he? Michael Morpurgo, demonstrates why he is considered to be the master storyteller with this book about orphans, family, love and finding a place one can call home.

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: Egmont UK

ISBN: 9781780317366

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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Long Way Home is a heartfelt tale of an orphaned boy in search of family from War Horse author and former Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo. Another summer. Another foster family. George has already made up his mind to run away, back to the children’s home. None of the previous families have wanted him. Why should the Dyers be any different? But George begins to feel at ease with Tom Dyer and his sister Storme, even happy, and changes his mind. He could even feel at home with them – couldn’t he? Michael Morpurgo, demonstrates why he is considered to be the master storyteller with this book about orphans, family, love and finding a place one can call home. He has written more than one hundred books for children including An Eagle in the Snow, Listen to the Moon, Private Peaceful, and An Elephant in the Garden and won the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Award, the Circle of Gold Award, the Children’s Book Award and has been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal four times.

The Castle in the Field

Chris, Lisa and Tom love their hide-out - but it has to stay a secret A great countryside tale from the multi award-winning master storyteller.

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher:

ISBN: 1781122873

Category: Children's stories

Page: 96

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Chris, Lisa and Tom love their hide-out - but it has to stay a secret! A great countryside tale from the multi award-winning master storyteller.

The Snowman

He and James take to the skies on a magical adventure where they meet someone very special. Inspired by the timeless tale, Michael Morpurgo and Robin Shaw have created the perfect Christmas story for the whole family.

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241352427

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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Beloved children's author Michael Morpurgo has re-imagined Raymond Briggs' classic The Snowman for a new generation of readers. One December morning, James is thrilled to wake up to see snow falling. He spends the whole day making his perfect snowman; he has coal eyes, an old green hat and scarf and a tangerine nose... just like the snowman from his favourite story. That night, something magical happens- the Snowman comes to life! He and James take to the skies on a magical adventure where they meet someone very special. Inspired by the timeless tale, Michael Morpurgo and Robin Shaw have created the perfect Christmas story for the whole family.

Snug

Lisa and her cat Snug are inseparable. until the day Snug disappears. A brilliant story from a master of the animal tale.

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher:

ISBN: 1781122865

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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Lisa and her cat Snug are inseparable. until the day Snug disappears. A brilliant story from a master of the animal tale...

Poppy Field

A new wartime classic from two legends of children's literature! Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman have teamed up with the British Legion to tell a new story inspired by the history of the poppy.

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: Scholastic UK

ISBN: 9781407188805

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 80

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A new wartime classic from two legends of children's literature! Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman have teamed up with the British Legion to tell a new story inspired by the history of the poppy. When John McCrae wrote his famous poem "In Flanders Field" among the trenches of war-torn Belgium, neither he nor a local village girl who saves a discarded draft of it could know what enormous power that poem would have on generations to come.

Stories of War

War Horse: In 1914, Joey, a young farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. In the desolation of the trenches, Joey's courage touches the soldiers around him.

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: Egmont Books (UK)

ISBN: 1405266015

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 512

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This edition collects War Horse, Friend or Foe and Waiting for Anya. War Horse: In 1914, Joey, a young farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. In the desolation of the trenches, Joey's courage touches the soldiers around him. Friend or Foe: Evacuated from London, David and Tucky feel like the war is a long way away from their new life .Then one night the skyline of the moor is lit up with gun flashes, and the distant crump of bombinga Waiting for Anya: It is World War II and Jo stumbles on a dangerous secret: Jewish children are being smuggled away from the Nazis, close to his mountain village. Now German soldiers are at the border and Jo must get word to his friends that the children are trapped.

Cool

Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storyteller Michael Morpurgo’s inspiring story of Robbie, a boy in a coma – victim of a car accident.

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007382415

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

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Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storyteller Michael Morpurgo’s inspiring story of Robbie, a boy in a coma – victim of a car accident. Locked inside his own head, able to hear but not move or speak, Robbie tries to keep himself from slipping ever deeper into unconsciousness.

Conker

A beautifully crafted chapter book by Michael Morpurgo for Egmont’s red banana series. When Stevie Rooster is mean about Nick's old dog dying, Nick throws Stevie's best conker into the pond.

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: Egmont UK

ISBN: 9781780311715

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

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A beautifully crafted chapter book by Michael Morpurgo for Egmont’s red banana series. When Stevie Rooster is mean about Nick's old dog dying, Nick throws Stevie's best conker into the pond. But Grandma says there's a better way to get back at Stevie - become Conker King of Jubilee Park.Nick must use some conkers from the tree in the old scrapyard. And in that scrapyard is a skinny, starving dog who looks just like Nick's old pet. Can Nick rescue the animal and become conker champion? A moving story about grief, redemption and the love of a family pet. Red bananas are chapter books for newly fluent readers, suitable for NC Level 3 readers. They are carefully designed with education in mind, supporting children’s understanding of how to read longer books. Red bananas introduce similes and wordplay to encourage an understanding of more literary concepts.

Shadow

Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storyteller A stunning and moving novel from Michael Morpurgo, the nation’s favourite storyteller – featuring the bravest dog in all the ...

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007423798

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storyteller A stunning and moving novel from Michael Morpurgo, the nation’s favourite storyteller – featuring the bravest dog in all the world...

Wartman

A brand new edition of the touching tale of Dilly 'Wartman' Watson and magic Mr Ben, now with cover artwork by award-winning Catherine Rayner.

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: 8-12 Fiction

ISBN: 1781127514

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Page: 72

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Dilly's life was great until he found the wart growing on his knee. When lying doesn't work out and George the wart is revealed to the world, poor Dilly becomes one easy target. Can a little bit of magic help Dilly get his life back on track? Beautifully crafted story from a multi-award-winning and bestselling author.
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Outlaw The Story of Robin Hood

After a fierce storm, a boy discovers a human skull, buried beneath the roots of an ancient tree. A skull with a legendary story... Vivid re-imagining of the legendary hero Robin Hood by bestselling author of War Horse.

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007465941

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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After a fierce storm, a boy discovers a human skull, buried beneath the roots of an ancient tree. A skull with a legendary story... Vivid re-imagining of the legendary hero Robin Hood by bestselling author of War Horse.

Born to Run

Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storyteller Joy and heartbreak combine in this bittersweet tale of a champion greyhound’s journey through life – and from owner to owner ...

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007369997

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storyteller Joy and heartbreak combine in this bittersweet tale of a champion greyhound’s journey through life – and from owner to owner...

Joan of Arc of Domr my

Morpurgo''s dramatic story of Joan of Arc the peasant girl from France, is set in the period known as the Hundred Years'' War, this stunning story tells of her remark able life and how her courage won her a place as the bravest woman in ...

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher:

ISBN: 1862051313

Category: Ballet

Page: 122

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Morpurgo''s dramatic story of Joan of Arc the peasant girl from France, is set in the period known as the Hundred Years'' War, this stunning story tells of her remark able life and how her courage won her a place as the bravest woman in history '

Kensuke s Kingdom

I heard the wind above me in the sails. I remember thinking, this is silly, you haven’t got your safety harness on, you haven’t got your lifejacket on. You shouldn’t be doing this . . .

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: Egmont UK

ISBN: 9781780312903

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

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Kensuke’s Kingdom is a true children’s classic by former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo, the creator of War Horse. I heard the wind above me in the sails. I remember thinking, this is silly, you haven’t got your safety harness on, you haven’t got your lifejacket on. You shouldn’t be doing this . . . I was in the cold of the sea before I could even open my mouth to scream. Washed up on an island in the Pacific, Michael struggles to survive on his own. With no food and no water, he curls up to die. When he wakes, there is a plate beside him of fish, of fruit, and a bowl of fresh water. He is not alone . . . From the author of War Horse, Private Peaceful, An Eagle in the Snow, Listen to the Moon, and I Believe in Unicorns comes a stunning children’s story – loved by kids, teachers and parents alike. Michael Morpurgo has written more than one hundred books and won the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Award, the Circle of Gold Award, the Children’s Book Award and has been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal four times. Reviewed as ‘A dazzling adventure’ by The Times.

Little Manfred

Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storyteller The heart-lifting, heartbreaking story by Michael Morpurgo, the nation’s favourite storyteller.

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007453184

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

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Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storyteller The heart-lifting, heartbreaking story by Michael Morpurgo, the nation’s favourite storyteller.

From Hereabout Hill

Included in this collection of short stories is a poignant tale about civil war, where a young girl hides from enemy soldiers in a public toilet; a haunting story of a little girl swept out to sea while collecting cowrie shells; and the ...

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: Egmont UK

ISBN: 9781780311753

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

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A spell-binding collection of short stories from Britain’s best-loved children’s author, Michael Morpurgo. Explore friendship, love, revenge, life and death in the pages of From Hereabout Hill. Included in this collection of short stories is a poignant tale about civil war, where a young girl hides from enemy soldiers in a public toilet; a haunting story of a little girl swept out to sea while collecting cowrie shells; and the moving account of two brothers, who, over the years, create a mental picture of their absent father. Former Children’s Laureate and award-winning author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, demonstrates why he is considered to be the master story-teller with this diverse collection of stories for children.

Private Peaceful

From the Children's Laureate of England, a stunning novel of the First World War, a boy who is on its front lines, and a childhood remembered.

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9780545359634

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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From the Children's Laureate of England, a stunning novel of the First World War, a boy who is on its front lines, and a childhood remembered. Includes After Words bonus features.As the enemy lurks in the darkness, Thomas struggles to stay awake through the night. He has lived through the terror of gas attacks and watched friends die by his side. But in the morning, Thomas will be forced to confront an even greater horror. As the minutes tick by, Thomas remembers his childhood spent deep in the countryside with his mother, his brothers, and Molly, the love of his life. But each minute that passes brings Thomas closer to something he can't bear to to think about--the moment when the war and its horrific consequences will change his life forever.

The Oxford Companion to Children s Literature

A fascinating reference guide to the world of children's literature, this volume covers every genre from fairy tales to chapbooks; school stories to science fiction; comics to children's hymns

Author: Daniel Hahn

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199695140

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 704

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The last thirty years have witnessed one of the most fertile periods in the history of children's books. A fascinating reference guide to the world of children's literature, this volume covers every genre from fairy tales to chapbooks; school stories to science fiction; comics to children's hymns

946 The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

Based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, 946 explodes everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings, using music, puppetry and foolishness to tell this tale of war, prejudice and love.

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: Oberon Books

ISBN: 9781783197408

Category: Drama

Page: 64

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Imagine being told to leave your home... Imagine American soldiers occupying your house and land... Imagine being twelve and angry, with only a cat to tell your secrets to... Well it all happened (most of it anyway) in Slapton Sands, Devon, in 1944. Based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, 946 explodes everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings, using music, puppetry and foolishness to tell this tale of war, prejudice and love. Tender, political and surprisingly romantic, this story speaks to us all and finally reveals the secrets the US and British governments tried to keep quiet.

The Little Prince

But adult or child, very silly or very wise, this story is for you. Includes exclusive material: In the Backstory you can read a letter from master storyteller and translator of this book Michael Morpurgo!

Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473558366

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

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A NEW TRANSLATION BY MICHAEL MORPURGO, AUTHOR OF WAR HORSE Meet the Little Prince, a young fellow who hails from a tiny, distant planet. He loves to watch sunsets and look after his flower, to ask questions and to laugh. And now here he is on Earth, appearing out of nowhere in the middle of the desert, looking for a friend. The friend he finds is the narrator of this story – a pilot who has crash landed and is in grave danger of dying of thirst. The Little Prince might be just a boy but he can help our pilot. Because he understands the really important things in life – things like flowers, stars, a drink of water or laughing. Many grown-ups have lost sight of what matters and children have to remember to be tolerant towards them. But adult or child, very silly or very wise, this story is for you. Includes exclusive material: In the Backstory you can read a letter from master storyteller and translator of this book Michael Morpurgo!