Archive: Nov 2012

Walter Tull

Read an inspiring piece about Walter Tull

In an exclusive piece for The Sun, Michael Morpurgo writes about Walter Tull and the way he defied racism on the football pitch and in the Army. Walter Tull always showed great courage and he is the inspiration behind Michael’s latest book ‘A Medal for Leroy’. Read More

The perfect Christmas present

A collection of Michael’s existing Christmas books (The Best Christmas Present in the World, On Angel Wings and The Best of Times) with a new story, The Goose is Getting Fat, is available now. Curl up by the fireside and let Michael Morpurgo envelop you in stories of… Read More
Michael Morpurgo War Horse

The War Horse App is out now!

An interactive app based on Michael Morpurgo’s best-selling novel War Horse has been released for Remembrance Day. The War Horse App presents Michael Morpurgo’s best-selling novel in an enhanced, interactive, digital edition, together with a specially filmed 80-minute live reading of War Horse by Michael himself, accompanied by songs and… Read More

Meet Michael Morpurgo at the Apple Store

On the 24th November, Michael Morpurgo will be taking part in the Meet The Author event at the Apple Store on Regent Street at 5pm to talk about the new War Horse app. In the meanwhile, why don’t you watch this great piece of Michael talking about the App?… Read More

Watch the launch event of ‘A Medal for Leroy’

At the National Army Museum, Michael Morpurgo talks about the inspiration behind ‘A Medal for Leroy’, in conversation with illustrator Michael Foreman and Johnson Beharry, the first living soldier since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross. Watch the video here… Read More