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Morpurgo flies the flag for tale of Afghan refugee

Michael Morpurgo will publish a book this September about a young Afghan refugee, inspired by Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-04 23:38:39 UTC ]
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Morpurgo and Theroux sign up for poetry anthologies

Michael Morpurgo and Paul Theroux are among the writers and public figures introducing a new series of themed poetry anthologies from the Macmillan Collector's Library.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 11:41:33 UTC ]
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New Writing North and Morpugo's Farms for City Children awarded News Corp funding

New Writing North and Michael Morpurgo’s Farms for City Children are among seven charities sharing £100,000 donated by HarperCollins UK parent company News Corp UK, via the annual News Corp Giving programme. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 09:16:53 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Childrens signs multi-book deal with Michael Morpurgo

HarperCollins Children's executive publisher Ann-Janine Murtagh has acquired world rights to four books - two novels, a novella and an illustrated gift title - by Michael Morpurgo. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo, James and Byatt join forces with London bookshops to raise money for homeless

Daunt Books, Waterstones and Foyles are raising money for The Passage, a charity that supports people who are homeless, by selling a book of short stories by AS Byatt, Lennie James and Michael Morpurgo. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kerr and Morpurgo support Seven Stories expansion campaign

Children’s authors Judith Kerr and Michael Morpurgo will next week launch a campaign to fund a new gallery at Seven Stories, the Newcastle-based National Centre for Children’s Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo joins Jonathan Bryan at launch of 'powerful' memoir

Michael Morpurgo has joined Jonathan Bryan at the launch of "powerful" memoir, Eye Can Write. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo and Foreman unite in Scholastic deal

Michael Morpurgo is to team up with illustrator Michael Foreman on a book to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day 1918 for Scholastic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo to pen novelisation of The Snowman

Penguin Random House Children’s will this autumn release a middle-grade novelisation of Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman, written by Michael Morpurgo. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo's next novel inspired by autistic grandson

Michael Morpurgo has penned a new novel, Flamingo Boy (HarperCollins Children's Books), inspired by his autistic grandson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo to tell uncles' 'epic' war story in new book deal

Egmont Publishing has signed a new deal between Michael Morpurgo and illustrator Barroux based on the "epic", true story of Morpurgo’s uncles during World War Two. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo and Riddell on Hay Children's line-up

Michael Morpurgo, Meg Rosoff and Chris Riddell are among the famous names who will be appearing at the inaugural International Children’s Literature Hay Festival Aarhus 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo, Winterson and Rosen headline Manchester Literature Festival

Michael Morpurgo, Jennifer Egan and Jeanette Winterson will appear at the Manchester Literature Festival in October to help explore “divas, dissidents, pioneers and radicals”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jones and Donovan star in Morpurgo radio adaptation

BBC Radio 2 is making a drama based on Michael Morpurgo’s child migration novel, Alone On A Wide Wide Sea (HarperCollins Children’s Books), starring Toby Jones and Jason Donovan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo scoops Children’s Book Award for fourth time

Michael Morpurgo has won the overall Children’s Book Award for a record-breaking fourth time. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Demon David's plan for more

David Walliams talks to Philip Jones about his ambition to write as many books as Michael Morpurgo, and his continuing success. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo donates archive to Seven Stories

Michael Morpurgo has donated his archive, including a handwritten draft of Private Peaceful (HarperCollins Children’s Books) and material relating to the stage and screen adaptations of War Horse (Egmont), to Newcastle based children's literature centre Seven Stories. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs three-book deal with Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo has signed a three book deal with HarperCollins and the first new title will be published later this month. Eagle in the Snow, released 8th October (h/b, £12.99), was inspired by the true story of Henry Tandey, the most decorated British soldier of the First World War and the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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