In an exclusive piece for The Sun, Michael Morpurgo writes about Walter Tull and the way he defied racism on the football pitch and in the Army. Walter Tull always showed great courage and he is the inspiration behind Michael’s latest book ‘A Medal for Leroy’.
Read an inspiring piece about Walter Tull
Morpurgo’s 80th sees celebratory year of publishing
HarperCollins Children’s Books (HCCB) and Farshore have unveiled a year-long celebratory publishing plan marking the 80th birthday of author Michael Morpurgo with almost 50 titles scheduled and new author branding designed by his granddaughter Alice, illustrations by Dapo Adeola and an introduction from Benedict Cumberbatch. To celebrate the landmark… Read More
Announcing Tales from Shakespeare by Michael Morpurgo
We are delighted to announce Tales from Shakespeare by Sir Michael Morpurgo.This collection features retellings of ten Shakespeare plays, each illustrated by a different artist. It publishes on the 28th September and you can preorder it now from Waterstones. Featuring:Macbeth, illustrated by Dapo AdeolaThe… Read More
Join Michael Morpurgo’s live-streamed event!
Join best-selling author MICHAEL MORPURGO ‘LIVE’ from Portsmouth Central Library on Monday 23rd May from 10.45-11.45am as he reads and talks about There Once is a Queen, his special book for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Click here to join the live stream: https://bit.ly/TOIAQLive There Once is a Queen… Read More