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.
Wednesday, 19th November 2014
Radio 4’s Front Row announced last night that Michael Morpurgo’s latest novel Listen to the Moon has been shortlisted for the Children’s Book Award at the 2014 Costa Book Awards.
Discussed by Samira Ahmed and HarperCollins author Stephanie Merritt (aka SJ Parris), Michael’s latest novel of World War One joins other titles by Simon Mason, Kate Saunders and Marcus Sedgwick. Of Listen to the Moon, the judges said:
“A captivating, utterly transporting war novel that lives on powerfully in the memory.”
Click here to see the full shortlist of other categories.
On Angel Wings is a beautifully poignant and atmospheric retelling of the Christmas story. This unique concert is performed by Michael Morpurgo and actress Juliet Stevenson.
Master-storyteller and bestselling author Michael Morpurgo will be joined by the outstanding English acappella trio Coope, Boyes & Simpson to perform Private Peaceful, a show based on his bestselling book, at Christ’s Hospital Theatre.
Listen to the Moon Teachers’ Resources are now available