Tagged: Michael Morpurgo

Pictures of the week

This year's London Book Fair saw announcements from former children's laureate Michael Morpurgo and comedian Ruby Wax, while author Sophia Bennett picked up the trophy for... Read more

Morpurgo pens Wizard of Oz retelling for HarperCollins

HarperCollins Children’s Books is publishing a retelling of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo, with illustrations by Emma Chichester Clark.... Read more

Going toe Toto

Caroline Carpenter meets Michael Morpurgo to discuss the importance of libraries, his decades of charity work and the travails of Leicester City. Read more

Harry Potter's 20th anniversary to be marked by London Book & Screen Week

A Soho awards night with David Nicholls and a "very special" Harry Potter screening at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London lead the "eclectic" line-up of... Read more

Morpurgo and Crossan compete for Children’s Book Award

Michael Morpurgo and Sarah Crossan are among the nominees for the Children’s Book Award 2017. Read more

Morpurgo and Doyle amongst LBF author line-up

Children’s writer Michael Morpurgo will join Roddy Doyle and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk on London Book Fair’s ‘author of the day’ line-up this year.... Read more

Pictures of the week

See Andersen Press and Ursula Mackenzie celebrating big anniversaries, along with award ceremonies for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2016, the J M... Read more

DFB to release Pullman essays on storytelling

A new collection of essays by Philip Pullman was one of the highlights at a showcase presented yesterday (14th November) by David Fickling Books.... Read more

Morpurgo wins J M Barrie Award

Michael Morpurgo will today (10th November) be presented with this year’s J M Barrie Award for his contribution to children’s literature. Read more

Morpurgo urges 'story' to come before literacy

Michael Morpurgo will urge parents and teachers to focus on fostering a love of story in children, rather than literacy, at the inaugural BookTrust Annual... Read more

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