About The Author:
British author Michael Morpurgo was born in St. Albans, Hertforshire in 1943. He attended the University of London and studied English and French. He became a primary school teacher in Kent for about ten years. He an read more
About The Author:
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Set in 1943 England, this novel tells the story of a 12-year-old girl assisted by two American soldiers in her search for her adored cat, Adolphus Tips, who has disappeared behind the Allies' restricted practice areas to give birth.
Longer novels from Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo are always a particular treat, and Private Peaceful is no exception. Tragic, surprising and engaging in equal measures, Morpurgo's novel cha read more
About the Book: Little Manfred
In the Imperial War Museum is a wooden Dachshund, carved by a German prisoner of war for the children of the British family with which he stayed after the fighting ended. This is the story of how it got th read more
About the Book: Wombat Goes Walkabout
Wombat loves digging deep holes and thinking deep thoughts, but nobody thinks much of that until danger threatens the bush and the small wombat comes up with a great big idea...
One day W read more
About the Book: The Butterfly Lion
A lyrical and moving tale of a young boy growing up in Africa, and his lifelong friendship with a white lion.
"All my life Ill think of you, I promise I will. I wont everforgetyou. read more
About the Book: Dear Olly
A moving story of a brother, a sister and a swallow, and how all are in some way victims of the horrors of landmines.
Ollys brother Matt wants to go and work with children who havebeen made read more
About the Book: Cool!
Michael Morpurgos inspiring new 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 slipp read more
About the Book: Born To Run
Joy and heartbreak combine in this bittersweet tale of a champion greyhounds journey through life-and from owner to owner....
"The sack wasnt just drifting gently along like everything e read more
About the Book: Kaspar: Prince of Cats
A heart-warming, colour-illustrated novel about Kaspar the Savoy cat, from the award-winning author of Born to Run and The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips
Kaspar the cat first read more
The drama, the cruelty, the courage and the consequences read more
This story is not a story at all. It all happened.
On New Year's Day Becky Morley begins read more
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