Michael Morpurgo: War Child to War Horse

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Discover the true life story of favourite storyteller Michael Morpurgo, in this biography specially edited for children. Also features seven original Morpurgo stories.

We are enchanted by Michael Morpurgo’s amazing stories like ‘Private Peaceful’, ‘Born to Run’ and ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’. And with big screen adaptations of his novels such as ‘War Horse’ being made into film adaptations by Steven Spielberg, it’s no surprise that he’s our nation’s number one favourite storyteller.

But what about the real life story of Michael Morpurgo...?

How did a boy supremely uninterested in books, who dreamed of becoming an army officer, become a bestselling author and Children’s Laureate? What stories in Michael’s own life inspired him to write more than a hundred books for children?

In a unique collaboration, Maggie Fergusson and Michael himself explore his life through biography and stories. This is a specially abridged edition of the critically acclaimed biography ‘War Child to War Horse’, for children. With additional photos not included in the hardback edition, and with a special activities section, this is the perfect gift for any child who has ever loved a Morpurgo story – and there are millions of them out there...

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Paperback. Pub Date :2013-08-29 Pages: 440 Language: English Publisher:. HarperCollins Childrens Books Justine Picardie has spent the last decade puzzling over the truth about Coco Chanel. attempting to peel away the accretions of romance and lies In this critically acclaimed. bestselling biography she shares the history of the incredible woman who created the way we look now.Coco Chanel was an extraordinary inventor - she conjured up the little black dress. bobbed hair. trousers for women. contemporary chic. best-selling perfumes. and the most successful fashion brand of all time - but she also invented herself. fashioning the myth of her own life with the same dexterity as her couture.While Chanel was supreme innovator and vendor of all things elegant and beautiful. what lies beneath her own glossy myth is far darker. Throwing new light on her passionate and turbulent rela...

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Maggie Fergusson is Secretary of the Royal Society of Literature and Literary Editor of Intelligent Life. Her first book, George Mackay Brown: The Life, won the Saltire First Book Prize, the Marsh Biography Award, the Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Award and the Scottish Arts Council Biography Award.

Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain’s best-loved writers for children. He was written over 100 books and won many prizes, including the Blue Peter Book Award and the Whitbread Award. His bestselling novels include Kensuke’s Kingdom, Shadow, Private Peaceful, An Elephant in the Garden and Born to Run. He was made Children’s Laureate from 2003 to 2005, a role which took him all over the country to inspire children with the joy of reading stories.

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