Author

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Michael Morpurgo

British children's writer

1943   -  

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
educated at: King's College London, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
occupation: poet, writer, novelist, playwright, author, children's writer
award received: Officer of the Order of the British Empire, Nestlé Children's Book Prize, Children's Laureate, Hampshire Book Awards, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, Knight Bachelor
www.michaelmorpurgo.com

Sir Michael Andrew Bridge Morpurgo, (born Michael Andrew Bridge; 5 October 1943) is an English book author, poet, playwright, and librettist who is known best for children's novels such as War Horse (1982). His work is noted for its "magical storytelling", for recurring themes such as the triumph of an outsider or survival, for characters' relationships with nature, and for vivid settings such as the Cornish coast or World War I. Morpurgo became the third Children's Laureate, from 2003 to 2005.
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Works

35

Kensuke's Kingdom

Michael Morpurgo children's novel

author: Michael Morpurgo
illustrator: Michael Foreman

2019

Private Peaceful

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

2003 or 2009

The Butterfly Lion

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

1996

King of the Cloud Forests

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

1987

Twist of Gold

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

1983

Le roi Arthur

author: Michae Morpurgo, Michael Morpurgo

War Horse

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

1982 or 2010

Running Wild

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

2009

Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

2006

Billy the Kid

novel by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

2000

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