Wartman: New Fifth edition

By Michael Morpurgo, Illustrated by Joanna Carey, Cover design by Catherine Rayner

A brand new edition of the touching tale of Dilly ‘Wartman’ Watson and magic Mr Ben, now with cover artwork by award-winning Catherine Rayner.

Dilly’s life was great until he found the wart growing on his knee. When lying doesn’t work out and George the wart is revealed to the world, poor Dilly becomes one easy target. Can a little bit of magic help Dilly get his life back on track? Beautifully crafted story from a multi-award-winning and bestselling author. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

Format: Paperback
Ageband: from 9
Release Date: 05 Nov 2018
Pages: 64
ISBN: 978-1-78112-751-3
Detailed Edition: New Fifth edition
Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of the UK’s best-loved authors for children and young people. He was the third UK Children’s Laureate and he has won the Children’s Book Award, the Nestle Children’s Book Prize and the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award. There have been many stage and screen adaptations of his books, including a major film and award-winning stage play based on War Horse. Michael also set up the charity Farms for City Children with his wife Clare.||Catherine Rayner lives in Edinburgh with her husband and son, Shannon the horse, Ena the grey cat and a goldfish called Richard. Her first book, Augustus and His Smile, was inspired by creatures of a wilder kind – the tigers at Edinburgh Zoo. Catherine’s second book, Harris Finds His Feet, won the Kate Greenaway Medal and she has been shortlisted a further four times for this prestigious prize.