Michael Morpurgo

Muck and Magic: Clare Morpurgo Talks About Her Inspirational Charity

Joanna Eede | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Joanna Eede

For Clare Morpurgo, who set up the educational charity Farms for City Children in 1976 with her husband Michael, the acclaimed children's author, the memories that have informed her life's work stem from the village of Iddesleigh in West Devon.

Michael Morpurgo: 'We've Failed To Learn From History'

PA | Posted 08.12.2012 | Home

War Horse author Michael Morpurgo says Britain has failed to learn many lessons from history. The author and former Children's Laureate, 69, saw hi...

Moving on From War Horse and Discovering Young Writing Talent

Michael Morpurgo | Posted 16.07.2012 | Home
Michael Morpurgo

Well, the film of War Horse came and went, much loved by many, less loved by others. I thought it was a wonderful adaptation of the story, as the play is too.

Are Children's Classics 'Suitable' for Modern Ears?

Neil Sinclair | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Neil Sinclair

There was a bit of debate on Twitter this week, sparked by an article on Parentdish, about whether or not we should read our troopers the 'classics'.

What's Been Making Camilla Cry?

PA | Posted 09.04.2012 | Home

The Duchess of Cornwall revealed how War Horse moved her to tears as she met one of the film's stars during an official engagement. Camilla was vis...

Battle To Be Crowned Best Kid's Book Of The Decade

PA | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home

David Walliams is to go up against authors including JK Rowling and Charlie Higson as they battle to see their titles declared the best children's boo...

McDonald's Swap Plastic Toys For Children's Books

Posted 11.03.2012 | Home

McDonald's is planning to give away millions of children’s books written by War Horse author Michael Morpurgo with their meals after signing a partn...