Archive: Nov 2011

The man with the child in his eyes, Sophie Elmhirst

Never have a man and a pub been so perfectly aligned. Michael Morpurgo arrives with his wife, Clare, at the Duke of York in Iddesleigh, as rumpled and friendly as the ancient room with its low ceilings, dark beams and thick stone walls. When I thank him for… Read More
Shadow by Michael Morpurgo

Award-winning new book Shadow

This is the story of Aman, as told in his own words – a boy from Afghanistan fleeing the horror of the Afghan war. When a western dog shows up outside the caves where Aman lives with his mother, Aman is initially repulsed – it is not customary… Read More