Barney the Horse and Other Tales from the Farm: A Farms for City Children Book

By Michael Morpurgo

A charming story collection from Michael Morpurgo and illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees – full of friendship and adventure, and perfect to read together

Full of friendship and adventure, these three uplifting stories capture the wonder, muck and magic of a city child’s week on the farm.

Join in the daring rescue of a lost lamb, meet a boy who saves a family of swallows, and discover how Barney the horse forever changes the life of the girl who looks after him.

From Michael Morpurgo, co-founder of the charity Farms for City Children, and illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees, this charming story collection for young readers celebrates the countryside and the way its landscape and animals can leave an impression on a child’s heart forever.