Celebrating the legends in Michael Morpurgo’s books


From Sparrow to Outlaw, we’re looking at legends this week for Michael Morpurgo Month! Find out all you need to know below. Plus, don’t forget your school could win a visit from the man himself and we have an iPad and a signed copy of War Horse to giveaway!

Watch Michael Morpurgo talk about the legends he loves

If you haven’t watched our series of interviews with Michael for Morpurgo Month yet, see them all now on youtube – they’re essential viewing for any fan. From war to animals and this week’s theme – legends – watch Michael reveal all about the writing process, where he gets his ideas from and more.

Don’t miss our money-can’t-buy prizes!

We have a signed copy of War Horse and an iPad to giveaway over on MichaelMorpurgo.com, plus one school will win a visit from Michael himself to celebrate Morpurgo Month. What’s more, we’ve got daily giveaways on our Facebook and Twitter pages, so keep your eyes peeled for more!

Get free extracts, resources and audio streams

For each of the legends themed books in Michael Morpurgo month, head to MichaelMorpurgo.com/MorpurgoMonth now for resources, reviews and more.

Not sure where to start? Try these highlights:
Download a free extract from Outlaw
Get our free Sparrow teaching resources pack
Listen to an extract from The Last Wolf audio book

Get Little Manfred for just £1.99 right now!

Little Manfred is just £1.99 in ebook all week to celebrate Michael Morpurgo Month. Head to the Little Manfred page for links to your preferred retailer and to read more about the book.

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