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 View more
21 October 2010
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Children / Young Adults (9-14)
Short-listed for Galaxy National Book Awards: WH Smith Children's Book of the Year 2010
"As ever, Morpurgo's warmth and humanity suffuse a story of courage, love and hope." - Amanda Craig in the Times "passionate and touching" - Julia Eccleshare
Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best-loved writers for children, and has sold more than 35 million books around the world. He has written more than 150 novels and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Whitbread Award and the Blue Peter Book Award, while several of his books have been adapted for stage and screen, including the global theatrical phenomenon War Horse. Michael was Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005, and founded the charity Farms for City Children with his wife, Clare. He was knighted in 2018 for services to literature and charity.