june, 2021

06jun11:00 amHay Festival 2021The Puffin Keeper

Event Details

Joining from the island of Bryher in the Scillies, the setting for many of his books, Michael Morpurgo will be talking to Julia Eccleshare about his new book, published to celebrate 80 years of Puffin Books and inspired by his father-in-law, Allen Lane, founder of Penguin.

This is a magical story about how one stormy night changed a whole life. Julia Eccleshare is Children’s Director at Hay Festival.

Photograph of Michael Morpurgo by Phil Crow


(Sunday) 11:00 am