The Animals Collection

Three unforgettable novels about animals by award-winning former Children’s Laureate, Michael Morpurgo, beautifully packaged as classic gift set.

Luxury gift edition box set of three best-selling Michael Morpurgo animal adventures: ‘The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips’, ‘Butterfly Lion’ and ‘Born to Run’. The perfect present for younger readers keen to learn more about the world around them through powerfully imaginative stories.

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946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips – Tour Dates Announced

Emma Rice directs her and Michael Morpurgo’s critically acclaimed theatrical adaptation 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, a little known story of the rehearsal of the D-Day landings, and of the 946 people who were killed during Operation Tiger at Slapton Sands in Devon in 1944.   Imagine being told… Read More

946: The Amazing Adolphus Tips – 4 stars from The Evening Standard!

There’s method in the puppet mayhem of Emma Rice’s Kneehigh musical adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s D-day tale – Susannah Clapp, The Evening Standard To read the review in full, click here… Read More

946: The Amazing Adolphus Tips on BBC Radio 4

Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, actor Nandi Bhebhe discusses American servicemen who lost their lives in a botched D-Day rehearsal in 1944. She is appearing in the Globe’s 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, adapted by Michael Morpurgo and Emma Rice. To listen now on iPlayer,… Read More

The Globe’s Emma Rice and Michael Morpurgo talk 946: The Story of Adolphus Tips

As the first-ever family-friendly production comes to the Globe theatre, Michael Morpurgo and Emma Rice tell David Ellis how they turned a Second World War tragedy into a triumphant show. To read the full article in the Evening Standard, click here!… Read More

946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips at The Globe

Stage adaptation of Michael’s novel by Michael himself and Emma Rice at The Globe between 11 August – 11 September 2016. Based on Michael Morpurgo’s The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, 946 explodes everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings. With signature Kneehigh sorcery, 946 uses… Read More

Design a Butterfly Lion poster and win theatre tickets!

From the award winning writer of War Horse comes this inspiring tale of enduring friendship. From the African veld to the battlefields of First World War France, follow the adventures of Bertie and the White Lion as they strive to find sanctuary amongst devastating adversity. As a young… Read More

The Butterfly Lion at The Mercury Theatre

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The Butterfly Lion at Derby Theatre is a wonderfully effective adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s children’s novel. By Robert Gore-Langton This latest story from Michael Morpugo to reach the stage is, like his triumphant War Horse, a tale of enduring friendship between man and beast. This, though, has… Read More