“A story a day changes little lives. It changed mine.” Michael Morpurgo writes for The Sunday Times.
This February we are celebrating some of Michael Morpurgo’s unforgettable stories, curated into specially chosen themes, Tales of the Sea, Animal Adventures, Times of War and Timeless Tales. The goal is to introduce children to Michael’s books if they are yet to discover them, or help them find another of… Read More
The 14th of October saw Michael Morpurgo and Pat Barker attend the Durham Book festival, in association with the International Literature Showcase, at Durham Cathedral. Together they discussed and shared memories about what drew them to chronicling the First World War, and to reflect upon their prolific careers. Read More
War Horse: The Story in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall | Read by Michael Morpurgo and Joanna Lumley
War Horse: The Story in Concert The World Premiere of War Horse live sees Michael Morpurgo and Joanna Lumley taking to the stage of the Royal Albert Hall to read his poignant, emotionally-charged novel with musical accompaniment from the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.. The Story War Horse is the tale… Read More
Reaching far wider than the London Guildhall audience, Michael Morpurgo’s thought-provoking talk urged parents, teachers and librarians to foster a love of stories in children, rather than focusing on literacy. Below is his inaugural Book Trust Lecture in full; please read and share widely, and keep singing the song. — September 21st… Read More
Stage adaptation of Michael’s novel of the same name by Danyah Miller and Dani Parr at the Royal Festival Hall on 19 February 2016, 11am. This intimate theatrical show tells the tale of the power of books and the bravery of a young boy called Tomas. Tomas hates reading and… Read More