Michael Morpurgo at the Chiswick Book Festival

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At the Chiswick Book Festival in September, Michael Morpurgo told his audience how his classic novel, Warhorse, became a hit play and a major film directed by Steven Spielberg.

He also spoke about the other protagonists of his latest books – Shadow, about the bravest dog in the world, and Little Manfred, about a wooden dachshund in the Imperial War Museum.

The talk was followed by Young People’s Poetry Competition Prize-Giving by Chiswick Book Festival Director Torin Douglas.

Picture Copyright: David Beresford, all rights reserved.

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