Nothing disturbs the peace of a French village until the arrival of a bear cub. Adopted by the orphaned Roxanne, he quickly becomes part of village life, and the village grows to be famous for its honey. Then a film company arrives to make a video starring Niki, the pop singer, as the Pied Piper.
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It’s rare to find a story that combines so successfully a contemporary plot and modern morality with a feel for legend and fairy tale.
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.
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Book Description Collins, 1994. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. paperback, not hardback Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP86830931
Book Description Collins. Book Condition: Good. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, and may have sticker on cover, but in good overall condition. Bookseller Inventory # Z1-F-020-01405