Special low price! Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation's favourite storyteller.A thrilling and moving new novel about an extraordinary animal caught up in a very human war, for anyone who loved The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips or The Butterfly Lion...
Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation's favourite storyteller.How far would you go to find yourself? The lyrical, life-affirming new novel from the bestselling author of Private PeacefulThere were dozens of us on the ship, all up on deck for the leaving of Liverpool, gulls wheeling and crying over our heads, calling good-bye...That is all I remember of England.When six-year-old orphan Arthur Hobhouse is shipped to Australia after WWII he loses his sister, his country and everything he knows. Overcoming enormous hardships with fellow orphan Marty, Arthur is finally saved by the extraordinary people he meets and by his talent for boat-design and sailing. Now he has built a special boat for his daughter Allie - a solo yacht designed to carry her to England in search of his long-lost sister. Will the threads of Arthur's life finally come together?I was there on the quayside to see Allie take her out for the first time, saw her dancing through the waves, and I knew I'd never built a finer boat.
Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation's favourite storytellerA stunning and moving novel from Michael Morpurgo, the nation's favourite storyteller - featuring the bravest dog in all the world...This is the story of Aman, as told in his own words - a boy from Afghanistan fleeing the horror of the Afghan war. When a western dog shows up outside the caves where Aman lives with his mother, Aman is initially repulsed - it is not customary for people to keep dogs as pets in his part of the world. But when Aman and his mother finally decide to make a bid for freedom, the dog Aman has called Shadow will not leave their side. Soon it becomes clear: the destinies of boy and dog are linked, and always will be...
Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation's favourite storytellerAn epic and heart-rending jungle adventure from the bestselling author of Kaspar and Born to Run.
Inspired by the true story of Walter Tull, the first black officer in the British army, this is a stunning new novel of identity and loss by Michael Morpurgo, biggest UK children's author and the bestselling, award-winning writer of War Horse, now a smash West End and Broadway hit as well as an Oscar-nominated movie.
Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation's favourite storytellerA moving story of a brother, a sister and a swallow, and how all are in some way victims of the horrors of landmines.Olly's brother Matt wants to go and work with children who have been made orphans, through war, in Africa. He wants to be a clown and make them laugh. His mother and sister want him to stay in England and go to university.Hero, a swallow, has a journey to make too. He must fly to Africa for the winter to join all the other swallows. His journey is difficult and fraught with danger.Three separate stories are woven into one powerful and moving novel whose central theme not only exposes the horrors of war and of landmines, but also the endurance of the human spirit.
After a fierce storm, a boy discovers a human skull, buried beneath the roots of an ancient tree. A skull with a legendary story...Vivid re-imagining of the legendary hero Robin Hood by bestselling author of War Horse.
Eloise has always loved Joan of Arc. Noble, honest and brave, she was everything Eloise wishes to be. And on a bright sunny day in Orleans, Eloise has a very special daydream...A superb re-imagining of Joan of Arc by master storyteller and author of War Horse.
Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation's favourite storytellerThe heart-lifting, heartbreaking story by Michael Morpurgo, the nation's favourite storyteller.
This edition does not include illustrations.Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation's favourite storytellerJoy and heartbreak combine in this bittersweet tale of a champion greyhound's journey through life - and from owner to owner...
Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation's favourite storytellerA heart-warming novel about Kaspar the Savoy cat, from the award-winning author of Born to Run and The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips
A lifetime of tales from the nation's favourite storyteller, and award-winning author of WAR HORSE - the perfect gift for any book-lover.
Three beautiful tales for all feline-lovers told by the nation's favourite storyteller including wartime kittens and African lion cubs.
Billy was a champion soccer star, playing for Chelsea in the 1930s. But that was before war broke out... This tale is told through the voice of an 80 year-old man, who looks back on his life as Chelsea's champion striker until the outbreak of war in 1939
Six best-loved novels by award-winning author of 'War Horse', brought together in this ebook collection. A perfect introduction to Michael Morpurgo's enthralling storytelling for new readers and a classic collection for fans.
A heart-warming tale of courage, set against the backdrop of the second world war, about an abandoned village, a lifelong friendship and one very adventurous cat!'Classic Morpurgo brilliance' - Publishing News"Something's up. Something big too, very big. At school, in the village, whoever you meet, it's all anyone talks about. It's like a sudden curse has come down on us all. It makes me wonder if we'll ever see the sun again."It's 1943, and Lily Tregenze lives on a farm, in the idyllic seaside village of Slapton. Apart from her father being away, and the 'townie' evacuees at school, her life is scarcely touched by the war. Until one day, Lily and her family, along with 3000 other villagers, are told to move out of their homes - lock, stock and barrel.Soon, the whole area is out of bounds, as the Allied forces practise their landings for D-day, preparing to invade France. But Tips, Lily's adored cat, has other ideas - barbed wire and keep-out signs mean nothing to her, nor does the danger of guns and bombs. Frantic to find her, Lily makes friends with two young American soldiers, who promise to help her. But will she ever see her cat again? Lily decides to cross the wire into the danger zone to look for Tips herself...Now, many years later, as Michael is reading his Grandma Lily's diary, he learns about The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips - and wonders how one adventurous cat could still affect their lives sixty years later.Note that it has not been possible to include the same picture content that appeared in the original print version.