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- DescriptionMichael Morpurgo, the nation's favourite storyteller and author of War Horse, shares the secrets and inspirations of his vels. This insightful collection is the perfect gift for Michael Morpurgo fans who want to understand how writing works and where stories begin. Revealing essays from Michael about more than twenty of his most popular vels are combined with key extracts from his books along with historical context and illuminating background information from Michael's brother Mark. Stunning illustrations from Michael Foreman, photographs and facsimiles complete the immersive experience.
- Author BiographyMichael Morpurgo has an unparalleled reputation as a children's storyteller. He was Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005, has written over 100 books and is the winner of many awards, including the Whitbread Children's Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize, the Blue Peter Award and the Red House Children's Book Award. His books are translated and read around the world and his hugely popular novel War Horse is now both a critically acclaimed stage play and a highly successful film. Michael and his wife, Clare, live in Devon. Visit Michael's website at: www.michaelmorpurgo.com Michael Foreman is one of the world's leading illustrators. He has won several major awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal twice. His titles for Walker Books include The Mozart Question, Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Mia's Story, Say Hello and A Child's Garden. He lives in South West London.
- Author(s)Clare Morpurgo,Mark Morpurgo,Michael Morpurgo
- PublisherWalker Books Ltd
- Date of Publication20/05/2016
- SubjectChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintWalker Books Ltd
- Weight462 g
- Width138 mm
- Height204 mm
- Spine34 mm
- Illustrator(s)Michael Foreman
- Interest AgeFrom 12
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