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Michael Morpurgo: The Somme should be a lesson to us all

Michael Morpurgo has written many, many books. But for this former Children’s Laureate, it is the ones he has written about war, most notably of course War Horse, and Private Peaceful, with which his name is most synonymous. And so he accompanied ITV News as they visited the cemeteries that stretch… Read More

Michael Morpurgo at BookTrust

Michael at a gathering of current and former laureates with BookTrust to discuss the laureateship. Left – right: Chris Riddell, Quentin Blake, Anthony Browne, Malorie Blackman & Michael Morpurgo   [Photo credit: Kevin Lake, 2016]… Read More

Michael Morpurgo in conversation with Gaby Roslin

Former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo is a master storyteller who has created many award-winning children’s books including War Horse, Kensukes’ Kingdom and An Eagle in the Snow. On 22nd June, he will be in conversation at St James Church with the wonderful… Read More