Michael Morpurgo’s new children’s book ‘Toto’ featured in The Times

In today’s copy of The Times, readers will get to enjoy the story behind the story of Michael’s new children’s book, Toto: The Dog-Gone Amazing Story of The Wizard of Oz.

I felt Toto played little or no real part in the original story“, wrote Michael, describing how he embraces the challenge of rediscovering the magic of story which has stood the test of time.

“I simply want to tell them again for the children of today, so that thousands more children will come to love them as much as I do.”


To read the article and for an exclusive extract from¬†Toto, pick up today’s copy of The Times, or read the story online.

Other Articles

Lockdown Reads with Book Aid International

Find out which 3 books Michael would choose for lockdown if he had a limit! Read More

Listen to Michael Read for the Hands Up Foundation

Watch Michael's reading of his own short story, The Kites Are Flying, in support of the Hands Up Foundation. Read More

“Every child has the right to a life-enhancing experience”

Read Michael’s latest article on the impact of lockdown, connection with nature, and why children need the freedom of outdoor experiences now. Full article available on School Travel Organiser here. Read More