Coming October 2015 …

The extraordinary story of the man who could have stopped World War Two. A beautiful moral thriller from one of the world’s favourite storytellers.

1940. Barney and his mother, their home destroyed by bombing, are travelling to the country when their train is forced to shelter in a tunnel from attacking German planes. There, in the darkness, a stranger on the train begins to tell them a story. A story about Bobby Byron, the most decorated soldier of WW1, who once had the chance to end the war before it even began, and how he tried to fix his mistake. But sometimes the right thing is hard to see – and even harder to live with…
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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’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