Michael Morpurgo

British children's writer

1943   -  

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
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
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

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Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

2006

Little Foxes

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

1984

The Last Wolf

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo
illustrator: Michael Foreman

2002

Waiting for Anya

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

1990

Le Roi de la forêt des brumes

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

1987

Billy the Kid

novel by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

2000

Private Peaceful

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

2003

My Friend Walter

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

1988

The Butterfly Lion

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

1996

The Wreck of the Zanzibar

book by Michael Morpurgo

author: Michael Morpurgo

1995

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