Books

Flamingo Boy by Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo | Watch the Flamingo Boy Trailer

From master storyteller and award-winning author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, comes a heart-lifting story of hope and courage in a time of war. Flamingo Boy is out now hardback, e-book and audiobook formats.  Watch the official trailer below. For more information about Flamingo Boy visit the book page. Read More

Michael Morpurgo’s Unsung Heroes Book Tour Announced!

From 6th November, we will be sharing the reviews of three parent bloggers who have been reading some of Michael’s most moving stories set in war time: An Eagle in the Snow, A Medal for Leroy and Private Peaceful. All of the books were inspired by real life stories, events… Read More
Michael Morpurgo Animal Book Tour badge featuring included books.

Michael Morpurgo’s Animals Book Tour Announced!

The 4th October is World Animal Day and to celebrate we thought it would be lovely to create the Michael Morpurgo Animals Book Tour. We’ve teamed up with 10 of the UK’s top parent bloggers to take a closer look at some of Michael’s best-loved animal stories. Starting on Monday 9th October, we’ll be… Read More
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HAPPY PUBLICATION DAY, TOTO!

Today sees the publication of Michael’s wonderful new collaboration with Emma Chichester Clark, TOTO: The Dog-Gone Amazing Story of The Wizard of Oz. Filled with glorious technicolour illustrations, the book tells the story of the Wizard of Oz from a dog’s eye view, with Papa Toto recounting his adventures to… Read More

Brand new Mudpuddle Farm stories published

Michael’s Mudpuddle Farm series for younger readers is back! Perfect for ages 5+, the series is being reissued with a bright new look and some brand new stories, starting with 2 new tales in Hee Haw Hurray. Publishing on the 29th June the series is brilliantly illustrated by Shoo… Read More

The Fox and the Ghost King | Out Now in Paperback

The Fox and the Ghost King, Michael’s tale of victory against all odds, is out now in paperback! This wonderful story is beautifully illustrated by Michael Foreman.  “Every fox in the whole town, in the whole country just about, is a football fan… And we all… Read More

Michael Morpurgo’s Christmas Short Story – Coming Home

This Christmas, in partnership with Waitrose, Michael Morpurgo has written a short story called Coming Home, about a plucky little robin and his plight to make it home for Christmas. The book is part of Waitrose’s Christmas campaign, which includes their own Christmas advert featuring the brave robin’s story, and supports the… Read More
The Fox and the Ghost King by Michael Morpurgo

The Fox and the Ghost King

HarperCollins Children’s Books is delighted to announce a new release from master storyteller Michael Morpurgo and award-winning illustrator, Michael Foreman. The Fox and the Ghost King will publish on 22nd September 2016 in hardback with simultaneous audiobook and e-book launches. Inspired by Leicester City’s historic premiership win, The Fox… Read More

Michael Morpurgo makes short work of some classic stories

This week, Oxford University Press (OUP) have published a new collection of 35 classic books, all in new, shorter and simpler form, designed to get children hooked on the stories before they are old enough to read the original books.   The complete “Greatest Stories” collection, which Michael Morpurgo hopes… Read More