april, 2019

07apr7:00 pm8:00 pmOxford Literary Festival - A Laureate CelebrationEvent Sponsored by Blackwell's

FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival


Event Details

Twenty years ago Ted Hughes and Sir Michael Morpurgo talked about creating a laureate for children’s books. Today and ten children’s laureates later, their vision has helped to change the perception of children’s books. In this anniversary year, Morpurgo discusses those early days, his own writing and his time as children’s laureate from 2003-2005. With live readings from Michael’s favourite books.

Morpurgo is one the best known writers of children’s novels in English including of War Horse, Private Peaceful and Kensuke’s Kingdom.

In association with BookTrust.

Age: suitable for all the family


(Sunday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT


Sheldonian Theatre