Archive: Jun 2019

Michael Morpurgo donates archive to Seven Stories

  Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, based in Newcastle upon Tyne, is honoured to be the custodian of Michael Morpurgo’s archive. The archive contains draft manuscripts, photographs, notebooks and related correspondence from his first publication It Never Rained (1974, Macmillan) to An Eagle in the Snow (2015,… Read More

Teaching history? Download curriculum-matched Teaching Resources

  An Eagle in the Snow is a beautiful moral thriller about the man who could have stopped World War Two and an ideal classroom resource to get underneath the skin of what happened to individual lives during World Wars One and Two. History is Michael Morpurgo’s inspiration – the… Read More

Michael Morpurgo’s extraordinary new novel is out today!

  An Eagle in the Snow is a beautiful moral thriller about the man who could have stopped World War Two. 1940. Barney and his mother, their home destroyed by bombing, are travelling to the country when their train is forced to shelter in a tunnel from attacking German planes. Read More

WHOLE EARTH?

Michael Morpurgo gave a fascinating lecture to students and staff, as he opened the ‘Whole Earth?’ Exhibition at Canterbury Christ Church University on Friday 25th September. The exhibition, which contains over 60 metres of compelling images and text, is based on the premise that the future belongs to today’s young… Read More