Archive: Jun 2019

Michael Morpurgo archive yields unpublished books

  Several unpublished books written by Michael Morpurgo before his career took off are part of an archive the author has given to a children’s book museum. The War Horse author has donated his manuscripts, notebooks and letters to Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, in Newcastle. They… Read More

War Horse: Only Remembered – The Concert

  Michael Morpurgo performs War Horse – Only Remembered on Saturday 7th November at Sherbourne Abbey. War Horse the book was inspired by a fireside chat in a pub, with a veteran of the First World War. Over 30 years later, this concert version, adapted by John Tams and sung… Read More
War Horse Only Remembered

War Horse: Only Remembered – The Concert

Michael Morpurgo performs War Horse – Only Remembered on Saturday 7th November at Sherbourne Abbey. War Horse the book was inspired by a fireside chat in a pub, with a veteran of the First World War. Over 30 years later, this concert version, adapted by John Tams and sung by… Read More

Listen to the Moon nominated for Children’s Book Award 2016

Michael Morpurgo is among the authors on this year’s shortlist for the Children’s Book Award 2016. The prize, which is divided into three categories, is the only national award for children’s books that is voted for entirely by children. “They have chosen a truly great shortlist,” said award coordinator Wendy… Read More