Three unforgettable novels about animals by award-winning former Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo, beautifully packaged as classic gift set. Luxury gift edition box set of three best-selling Michael Morpurgo animal adventures: 'The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips', 'Butterfly Lion' and 'Born to Run'. The perfect present for younger readers keen to learn more about the world around them through powerfully imaginative stories.
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Multi-award winning author, Michael Morpurgo, is one of Britain's best-loved writers for children and has won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, The Writers Guild Award and the Blue Peter Book Award for his recent novel, Private Peaceful, which has also had two successful runs as a play devised by Bristol Old Vic. From 2003 to 2005 he was the Children's Laureate, a role which took him all over the UK to promote literacy and reading, and in 2005 he was named the Booksellers Association Author of the Year.Review:
Praise for Born to Run: "Pitch perfect! this hardened book reviewer kept having to wipe away the tears" Daily Mail Praise for The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips: "!a succinctly engaging tear-jerker, it is also full of happiness and affection and has a joyful ending! It is also about people who care enough to look after each other, offering a lesson in life as well as history. Sunday Times, Children's Book of the Week "From the first sentence of a Michael Morpurgo book, you know you are in the hands of a natural storyteller." Guardian "As always, Morpurgo writes with solid confidence in a voice that's gentle yet spellbinding." Evening Standard "Classic Morpurgo brilliance" Bookseller's choice, Publishing News "!Michael Morpurgo weaves a touching tale that's full of surprises. A master storyteller at his best." Funday Times Praise for 'The Butterfly Lion': 'Will touch all hearts -- both young and old.' Virginia McKenna, Born Free Foundation
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Book Description HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The Animals Collection This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9780007296743
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