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Michael Morpurgo interview about Black History Month

Michael Morpurgo marks the start of Black History Month

To mark the start of Black History Month, Michael talks about Walter Tull, the first black officer in the British Army and one of the first black footballers in the Football League. Walter was the inspiration behind Michael’s book A Medal for Leroy and, in this clip, he talks more… Read More
Flamingo Boy by Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo | Watch the Flamingo Boy Trailer

From master storyteller and award-winning author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, comes a heart-lifting story of hope and courage in a time of war. Flamingo Boy is out now hardback, e-book and audiobook formats.  Watch the official trailer below. For more information about Flamingo Boy visit the book page. Read More
The Snowman by Michael Morpurgo illustrated by Robin Shaw

Michael Morpurgo pens a new novelisation of The Snowman

To mark the 40th anniversary of the publication of Raymond Briggs’s iconic picture book, Michael Morpurgo has written a new novel version of The Snowman. “It has been an honour and a sheer joy to tell again, in my own way, Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman, arguably one of the most… Read More

The Fox and the Ghost King | Out Now in Paperback

The Fox and the Ghost King, Michael’s tale of victory against all odds, is out now in paperback! This wonderful story is beautifully illustrated by Michael Foreman.  “Every fox in the whole town, in the whole country just about, is a football fan… And we all… Read More
The Fox and the Ghost King by Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo reading new children’s story at Leicester Cathedral

This October, master storyteller Michael Morpurgo and esteemed illustrator Michael Foreman read aloud from The Fox and the Ghost King and share the story of how their new children’s book came to be. And where better to tell the tale of Leicester City Football Club’s historic Premier League win than the inspiring Leicester Cathedral itself?… Read More