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Michael Morpurgo Month Resource Pack 2020

Michael Morpurgo Month 2020: Win a resource pack for your school or library!

This February, we’re celebrating Michael Morpurgo Month! Each week, we’ll be giving one lucky school or library the chance to win a Michael Morpurgo Month resource pack (containing four posters and four bookmarks). To enter, visit Michael Morpurgo’s Facebook page and comment on the weekly competition post. The competition… Read More
Michael Morpurgo Month 2019 Reading Challenge Competition

CLOSED. Competition: Michael Morpurgo Month 2019 Reading Challenge

This competition has now closed and the winner has been contacted. Take part in the Michael Morpurgo Reading Challenge! We invite teachers, librarians and home educators to submit the words your students have learnt throughout Michael Morpurgo Month 2019. At the end of the month, we will compile all of… Read More
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Michael Morpurgo Month 2019

Share the stories. Share the adventure. Michael Morpurgo is one of Britain’s best-loved story makers, and Michael Morpurgo Month is a great opportunity to introduce children to wonderful stories they haven’t yet read, and to get them talking about these brilliant adventures. As Michael himself says, reading for pleasure is… Read More

The Jemima Layzell Trust Creative Writing Competition

The Jemima Layzell Trust is comprised of family, friends, and parents of Jemima’s friends, all shattered by the loss of Jemima from a ruptured giant aneurism aged just 13. They are working hard to raise funds to support young people suffering from brain injury or trauma and need help both… Read More

Win a Visit from Michael Morpurgo!

Angels and Urchins are offering the chance for one lucky child to bring Michael Morpurgo into their school for an author visit! This is an experience the children will never forget! To enter you must buy a ticket to the Listen to the Moon event at the Bush Theatre on… Read More

Design a Butterfly Lion poster and win theatre tickets!

From the award winning writer of War Horse comes this inspiring tale of enduring friendship. From the African veld to the battlefields of First World War France, follow the adventures of Bertie and the White Lion as they strive to find sanctuary amongst devastating adversity. As a young… Read More
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Michael Morpurgo children’s story competition

The Daily Telegraph and The Reading Agency are inviting children to complete Michael Morpurgo’s story (see below) in no more than 500 words. Entrants must be aged 7 to 11 years on August 25, 2012 (the closing date). To enter you must have registered to do the Summer Reading Challenge… Read More
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Picture This 2011 with Waterstones

Waterstones ‘Picture This’ 2011 is the search to find the best brand new picture book illustrator. Michael has teamed up with Waterstones and has agreed to write his very own version of the nation’s favourite fairytale – and your vote can help decide what that is. Vote for your… Read More
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Picture This

Waterstone’s have announced the return of Picture This, a competition to discover the best new picture book illustrator. And this time around, the fairy tale starts with a poll: Michael has agreed to write his own version of the nation’s favourite fairytale – and you can vote to decide what… Read More