Archive: Dec 2013

The perfect start to your ereader library

Were you lucky enough to get an ereader this Christmas? The Classic Morpurgo eBook Collection features Kaspar, Born to Run, The Butterfly Lion, Alone On A Wide Wide Sea, Farm Boy and Running Wild. It’s the perfect start to your ebook library! Or why not get started with this… Read More

Booktrust announce Michael Morpurgo as new President

Reading charity Booktrust is pleased to announce former Children’s Laureate and best-selling author Michael Morpurgo as its new President. The role, previously held by the late Doris Lessing, offers a notable figure as a supporter and ambassador for Booktrust’s work. Booktrust believes that no-one should miss out on the life… Read More

Celebrate the magic of Christmas with Michael Morpurgo’s Of Lions and Unicorns

The most comprehensive and definitive Michael Morpurgo collection ever, this gorgeous hardback edition features twenty-five enchanting short stories by the nation’s favourite storyteller – as well as extracts from twenty-five of his best-loved novels. Divided into five parts – covering war, animals, memory, the sea and folk tales – this… Read More

Who would you like to find in your stocking this Christmas?

Christmas is that special time of year when we indulge in classic stories, traditional tales and magical childhood memories. Amongst many favourites is the loveable fictional character, Pinocchio, the tale originally told by Carlo Collodi of a wooden puppet who dreamed of becoming a real boy. Here is… Read More

Archer Academy: Our official opening ceremony

On Thursday 21st November we were delighted to welcome celebrated children’s author and former children’s laureate Michael Morpurgo, who had so generously agreed to officially open our school. Michael was formally welcomed by our Book Club, and then began with a reading some of his short stories, followed… Read More