Archive: Apr 2011

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Picture This

Waterstone’s have announced the return of Picture This, a competition to discover the best new picture book illustrator. And this time around, the fairy tale starts with a poll: Michael has agreed to write his own version of the nation’s favourite fairytale – and you can vote to decide what… Read More

Concept Art Revealed for Feature Film ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ (Exclusive)

Concept artwork courtesy of the filmmakers. View more images at Filmmakers Kirk Hendry and Neil Boyle have revealed pre-production concept paintings for their upcoming animated feature Kensuke’s Kingdom. The images were provided exclusively to Cartoon Brew. Based on the bestselling novel by War Horse author Michael Morpurgo… Read More
War Horse by Michael Morpurgo

Praise for War Horse as it premieres on Broadway

War Horse premiered on Broadway last night and Michael made the journey to see the performance. Praise has been coming in thick and fast following the debut and you can read some of the reviews below… Bloomberg | AM New York Theater Review | Beaumont… Read More
Wicked Young Writers' Award

Wicked Young Writers’ Award spearheaded by Michael Morpurgo

The smash hit West End musical WICKED is proud to announce the second year of its hugely successful WICKED Young Writers’ Award. The Award recognises excellence in writing, encourages creativity, and helps develop literacy and writing talent in young people between the ages of 5 and 25 years old. Inspired… Read More