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Is working from your bed a good idea? Michael thinks so.

Michael has been an advocate for working from one’s bed ever since the poet Ted Hughes recommended it to him. These two writers aren’t the only ones who think so! Read this piece from The Telegraph to find out why more Britons than ever are ‘WFB’. You can find… Read More

Michael Morpurgo makes short work of some classic stories

This week, Oxford University Press (OUP) have published a new collection of 35 classic books, all in new, shorter and simpler form, designed to get children hooked on the stories before they are old enough to read the original books.   The complete “Greatest Stories” collection, which Michael Morpurgo hopes… Read More

Meet the inspiration behind ‘Running Wild’!

Michael Morpurgo’s novel, Running Wild, was inspired by a small newspaper article 12 years ago and now the author is set to be reunited with the little girl featured in it. Following an interview with the author, The Telegraph managed to track down the young girl, Amber Owen,… Read More

Rave reviews for Open Air Theatre’s ‘Running Wild’!

Having been open just over a week, the stage adaptation of Running Wild by the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has received rave reviews.   “…the closest most of us will ever come to experiencing the jungle in London.” – Time Out “…it softened… Read More