Michael Morpurgo’s books are enjoyed and celebrated by thousands of readers. Many of Michael’s stories are re-told in different ways, from stage performances and blockbuster films, to concerts with his wonderful words set to music. Michael supports many charities and always finds the time to meet his fans at special reading events.

Find out what Michael is up to by visiting his online calendar and read in Michael’s own words about his latest ventures in his regular letter.

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The War Horse Concert

For the first time in Dubai, The Emirates Festival of Literature brings you a magical evening of readings and music featuring acclaimed children’s author Michael Morpurgo.

946 Adapted by Michael Morpurgo and Emma Rice from The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

Based on Michael Morpurgo’s The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, 946 explodes everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings.

War Horse - Only Remembered

Adapted by John Tams and sung by John Tams and Barry Coope, this concert is the closest of all the adaptations to the original book, in which the voice of the storyteller is Joey, the horse sold away to the army to go to the front in 1914.