Archive: Jul 2012

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Michael Morpurgo children’s story competition

The Daily Telegraph and The Reading Agency are inviting children to complete Michael Morpurgo’s story (see below) in no more than 500 words. Entrants must be aged 7 to 11 years on August 25, 2012 (the closing date). To enter you must have registered to do the Summer Reading Challenge… Read More
Private Peaceful Stage Production

Private Peaceful returns to the West End

Tickets are now on sale for award-winning children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s Private Peaceful which plays for a strictly limited 16 performances only at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 18 – 29 September 2012. Directed and adapted for the stage by Simon Reade, Private Peaceful has designs by Bill Talbot and… Read More

Michael Morpurgo at the Big Book Babble

Don’t miss this show as Michael Morpurgo, one of the most influential writers in children’s literature, reveals the ideas and inspiration behind his award-winning books. The bestselling author of War Horse, Private Peaceful, Shadow and Kensuke’s Kingdom, not to mention many other best-loved children’s classics, has a worldwide legion of… Read More