Morpurgo Month

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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
Little Manfred by Michael Morpurgo

Morpurgo Month ereader offer: Little Manfred

Michael Morpurgo tells the emotional story of the only German survivor to be taken on board a British ship as a prisoner of war when the Bismarck sinks in Little Manfred. Walter must adapt to a new way of life, in the heart of an enemy country. Gradually,… Read More

Morpurgo Month ereader offer: A Medal for Leroy

For a special treat, we have chosen three Morpurgo Month picks in ereader format for you to download and indulge in this month. In the theme of War, A Medal for Leroy is inspired by the true story of Walter Tull the first black officer in the… Read More

Michael Morpurgo Month: War

It’s almost time to turn from animals to war as we look at books on the theme for Michael Morpurgo Month. From A Medal for Leroy to Why the Whales Came, find out more below. Michael Morpurgo talks about the war in his books Michael took the time… Read More

Morpurgo Month: Little Foxes

It’s 7 November, which means that today’s Michael Morpurgo Month book is Little Foxes, part of the celebration of the animals in Michael’s books. Find out how to get involved below: Michael Morpurgo talks about the animals in his books Michael took the time to take… Read More

Michael Morpurgo Month: Farm Boy

It’s 2 November, which means that today’s Michael Morpurgo Month book is Farm Boy, part of the celebration of the animals in Michael’s books. Find out how to get involved below: Michael Morpurgo talks about the animals in his books Michael took the time to take… Read More
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Michael Morpurgo Month Starts Today!

It’s 1 November, which means Michael Morpurgo Month begins today with nine days of celebrating the animals in Michael’s books. From War Horse to Born to Run, find out how to get involved below: Michael Morpurgo talks about the animals in his books Michael took the time to take… Read More

Michael Morpurgo Month Starts in One Week!

Michael Morpurgo Month starts in one week and we have got lots of different ways you can get involved. From free resources to money can’t buy competitions – find out how you can celebrate one of our greatest writers for children below. Visit our Michael Morpurgo Month… Read More

Michael Morpurgo Month: Celebrating his 70th Birthday

November 2013 sees a month-long celebration of Michael Morpurgo’s wonderful stories, marking his 70th birthday this year. We’re inviting book lovers, schools, libraries and bookshops nationwide to take part and celebrate 30 unmissable books by one of our greatest writers for children. We will be celebrating a different… Read More