Book List:141 titles
  • "I bring you news of great joy. For tonight, in Bethlehem, a child has been born, a savior who is Christ the Lord." When the shepherds are invited to follow the star to visit the child, one young boy is told to stay and mind the flock. But the Angel ...


  • Michael Morpurgo's The Day the World Stopped Turning is a middle-grade novel about an extraordinary boy who sees the world differently. In the unique landscape of the Camargue (France) during World War II, Lorenzo lives among the salt flats an...


  • In 15th century France, a peasant girl faces an overwhelming task: to save her home from tyrants and restore the rightful king to the throne. To free her country Joan must leave behind everyone she has ever loved, apart from her faithful sparrow, Bel...


  • Longing carries a lone robin home for Christmas in a tender, universal tale that will resonate with families anticipating a joyful holiday reunion. A plucky robin, lost and alone, sets out on an epic journey, guided only by a call in his heart say...



  • When James wakes to see snow falling one December morning, he is delighted and rushes outside to make a snowman. With coal eyes, an old green hat and scarf and a tangerine nose, he is perfect and James can hardly bear to go inside and leave him. In t...


  • Join the fun on the farm! A charming story from award-winning author Michael Morpurgo, hilariously illustrated throughout by Shoo Rayner, and perfect for readers of 5 and up. Two funny farmyard stories for younger readers. Martians at Mudpud...


  • Join the fun on the farm! A charming story from award-winning author Michael Morpurgo, hilariously illustrated throughout by Shoo Rayner, and perfect for readers of 5 and up. Two funny farmyard stories for younger readers. Mossop’s Last Ch...


  • Award-winning children's writer and former United Kingdom Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo has collected the greatest magical stories and put them all together for your reading pleasure.From tiny heroes and talking frogs to meddling fairies and m...






  • Join the fun on the farm! A charming story from award-winning author Michael Morpurgo, hilariously illustrated throughout by Shoo Rayner, and perfect for readers of 5 and up. Two funny farmyard stories for younger readers. Jigger’s Day Off...



  • The perfect gift for all ages, Pinocchio as you’ve never seen him before: telling his own story through the master storyteller and award-winning author of WAR HORSE. “Now -- there’s no point in pretending here -- I was, and still am deep dow...



  • This treasure trove of animal stories features all of the creatures that children love, in stories that they will remember for years to come. From squeaks and peeps to growls and howls, all animal life is duly represented. This collection of the gre...



  • From master storyteller MICHAEL MORPURGO, and illustrated in stunning colour by the award-winning EMMA CHICHESTER CLARK, comes a surprising, charming and uplifting twist on The Wizard of Oz, told by a very special and unforgettable character: Dorothy...


  • From master storyteller MICHAEL MORPURGO, and illustrated in stunning color by the award-winning EMMA CHICHESTER CLARK, comes a surprising, charming and uplifting twist on The Wizard of Oz, told by a very special and unforgettable character: Dorothy...





  • A beautiful retelling by former children’s laureate Michael Morpurgo, of this tradition tale of kindness, friendship and a real happily ever after. Find out what lies in store for Belle when she leaves her family behind to live with the Beast in hi...


  • England, 1940. Barney’s home has been destroyed by bombing, and he and his mother are traveling to the countryside when German planes attack. Their train is forced to take shelter in a tunnel and there, in the darkness, a stranger― a fellow passe...


  • A delightful tale of victory against all odds from master storyteller, Michael Morpurgo, lavishly illustrated by Michael Foreman. "Every fox in the whole town, in the whole country just about, is a football fan… And we all have an impossible d...



  • In"The Best Christmas Present in the World,"a mysterious letter in a secret drawer brings one night in the Great War vividly to life. Writing home from the front, a soldier has an incredible story to tell.The secondtale is"On Angel Wings."A singing o...



  • Alfie lives off the coast of England. Merry lives in New York City. Until Merry and her mother set sail on the Lusitania for England, where Merry's father is recuperating from a war injury. People told them not to go, hearing rumors that the Lusitani...


  • A collection of six magical and heart-warming animal stories, specially for World Book Day, by the nation's favourite storyteller. From the author who brought you Joey the War Horse, Shadow the dog and Kaspar the cat comes a pocket-sized collectio...


  • Revered author Michael Morpurgo evokes the post-war Britain of his childhood in this unflinching and deeply poignant tale of the physical and mental scars of war. From a young age, Michael was both fascinated by and afraid of his grandfather. Gran...






  • A classic Christmas story from the author of War Horse and the illustrator of How to Hide a LionAs soon as the bells stop ringing, I'm going to carry you home to your mother, back up to the Mountain Dragon's castle . . .In her castle lair, high in t...


  • The perfect gift for all ages, Pinocchio as you've never seen him before: telling his own story through the master storyteller and award-winning author of WAR HORSE. ...


  • A gorgeous gift edition of Michael Morpurgo's three Christmas stories, along with a brand new story--illustrations by Quentin Blake, Emma Chichester Clark, Michael Foreman, and Sophie AllsoppCurl up by the fireside and let Michael Morpurgo envelop yo...


  • Published to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, this beautiful anthology collects favorite extracts, poems and images from some of the UK's leading cultural, political and literary figures. Poems, short stories, personal lette...


  • Three beautiful tales for all feline-lovers told by the nation’s favourite storyteller including wartime kittens and African lion cubs.‘The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips’:In 1943, Lily Treganza was living in a sleepy seaside village, scarcely ...


  • Tales from the nation’s favourite storyteller about man’s best friend who will do anything to protect their loving owners.‘Shadow’:Aman and his mother live in war-torn Afghanistan. When a Western dog appears at the mouth of their cave, it soo...


  • In this collection of two spellbinding stories, War Horse author and former Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo brings the legendary King Arthur to life. Arthur: High King of Britain: Marooned on a sandbank, the boy faces certain death. With the se...


  • When Michael’s aunt passes away, she leaves behind a letter that will change everything. It starts with Michael’s grandfather Leroy, a black officer in WWI who charged into a battle zone not once but three times to save wounded men. His fello...


  • The Goose is Getting Fat is a beautiful Christmas story from the genius of War Horse author Michael Morpurgo, beautifully illustrated by A Flower in the Snow illustrator, Sophie Allsopp. Gertrude the goose is getting bigger by the day, and Charlie is...


  • From the author of War Horse comes a gentle, evocative story of a young city boy’s summer in 1960s rural Provence. When Yannick learns that he is to stay with his aunt Mathilde and her family in the South of France, he cannot believe his luck. H...


  • A lifetime of tales from the nation’s favorite storyteller, and award-winning author of WAR HORSE -- the perfect gift for any book-lover. The most comprehensive and definitive Michael Morpurgo collection ever, this gorgeous edition features twen...



  • A wonderful anthology of poems to set fire to the imagination. Michael Morpurgo has brought together poems by writers as diverse as Spike Milligan and Louis MacNeice, Stevie Smith and John Lennon, Jo Shapcott and Lewis Carroll. Once read, they won't ...


  • Two classic stories about the Isle of Scilly from Britain's best-loved children's author, Michael Morpurgo. The Wreck of the Zanzibar: Life on the Scilly Isles in 1907 is bleak and full of hardship. Laura's twin brother, Billy, disappears, and then a...




  • A rich and greedy sultan meets his match in a VERY cheeky little red rooster…Hilariously wacky tale by bestselling author of War Horse.The rich and greedy sultan loves his jewels more than anything, so when he loses a diamond button he is furious!E...


  • This is the story of the rich and greedy sultan and what happened when he met a clever little cockerel. ...










  • When kaspar the cat first arrived at London's Savoy Hotel, it was Johnny Trott who carried him in. After all, Johnny was a bellboy and was responsible for all of Countess Kandinsky's things -- including Kaspar. But when tragedy befalls the Countess ...


  • Homeless and lost in a dark, strange forest, young Robin Hood is rescued by a motley crew of misfits. He yearns to avenge his father and seek justice against cruel oppressors, to finally defeat the Sheriff of Nottingham, once and for all. And through...


  • 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.After a fierce storm, a boy disc...


  • 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 ...


  • As a boy, Tod saves the small white fawn from certain death. They grow up together but when the fine stag leaves, Tod could never have predicted that he would become so powerful that he becomes King. And no kingdom can have two kings....


  • A heart-warming and sensitive story about bullying from the former Children's Laureate and bestselling author is given a brand new package. Dilly's got a wart called George on his knee, causing him a lot of grief at school. Everyone laughs at him, hi...


  • Farm Boy is the heartwarming sequel to War Horse, the beloved novel that has now been made into a play and a major motion picture. Albert's son is all grown up, an old man now. But he has a shameful secret he's kept to himself his whole life. As h...


  • In the town of Hamelin, the rich folk live high off the hog, while the poor and sick must scavenge in the trash that's left behind. And that trash keeps building up and up until a horde of rats overruns the town. In this lively retelling, a spunky st...


  • A spellbinding children's story from from War Horse author and former Children's Laureate,Michael Morpurgo now with a brand new cover look. Toby Jenkins doesn't like boarding school. He gets called Jinks and thinks he will never fit in. But...


  • A thrilling collection of myths, legends and ghost stories from Britain’s best-loved children’s author and the man behind War Horse, Michael Morpurgo. Since the beginning of time, strange and mysterious things have happened here . . . At the furt...


  • An exciting historical adventure from War Horse author and former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo. Gracie and her friend Daniel have always been warned to stay away from the Birdman and his side of the island. But then they find a message in the...


  • A superb collection of stories about war from acclaimed children's writers, compiled by former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo—now with a brand-new cover look   The drama, the cruelty, the courage, and the consequences of war feature in this ...


  • Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation's favourite storyteller The heart-lifting, heartbreaking story by Michael Morpurgo, the nation's favourite storyteller....


  • A beautifully crafted chapter book by Michael Morpurgo for Egmont's red banana series. When Stevie Rooster is mean about Nick's old dog dying, Nick throws Stevie's best conker into the pond. But Grandma says there's a better way to get back at Stev...


  • Michael Morpurgo has created a sweeping and dramatic story in the time of Bonnie Prince Charlie. This spellbinding tale is complemented perfectly by Michael Foreman's illustrations. Robbie McLeod and a wolf cub, both orphaned, venture far from their...


  • Bess meets an old man at a family reunion who tells her that Sir Walter Raleigh is one of her ancestors. Curious to see where he was imprisoned she visits the Bloody Tower and finds that the old man was none other than Sir Walter himself....


  • Author of War Horse, and bestselling storyteller Michael Morpurgo touched our hearts with this beautiful story of a boy, his lost dog, and the lengths he would go to be reunited. This timely story of battle-scarred Afghanistan delivers a masterful po...


  • But it's true,' Tom shouted. 'It was a real lion, I know it was.' No-one believes Tom when he says he has seen a lion - padding around the orchard with a string of sausages in its mouth! No-one, that is, except for Clare, the cleverest girl in the ...


  • Lizzie and Karl's mother is a zoo keeper; the family has become attached to an orphaned elephant named Marlene, who will be destroyed as a precautionary measure so she and the other animals don't run wild should the zoo be hit by bombs. The family pe...



  • Johnny didn't expect to end up with Kaspar, the Savoy cat, on his hands forever, and nor did he count on making friends with Lizziebeth, a spirited American heiress. Pretty soon, events are set in motion that will take Johnny - and Kaspar - all aroun...



  • A spellbinding animal story from War Horse author and former Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo. Bullied at school, nagged in Aunty May's tenth-floor council flat, there's only one place ten-year-old Billy really feels alive - in the wilderness...


  • One of today s greatest storytellers explores the craft of writing in this collection of stories and essays by Michael Morpurgo. Here is a literary journey that roams from the warmth of Provence in "Meeting Cezanne" to the war-torn town of "I Believe...


  • When the Prince and Princess marry, joy rings out across the land. But all too soon it fades away and a shadow hangs over the royal palace. As Christmas approaches, Prince Frederico must find a way to warm his new bride's aching heart....


  • Three unforgettable novels have been turned into fantastic audiobooks written by the award-winning former Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo. Actors reading include Sir Ian MacKellen, Emilia Fox, Jenny Agutter, Tim Pigott-Smith and the author hims...


  • An epic and heart-rending jungle adventure from the bestselling author of Kaspar and Born to Run. For Will and his mother, going to Indonesia isn't just a holiday. It's an escape, a new start, a chance to put things behind them - things like the d...


  • Sean and Annie have one chance to escape the potato famine in Ireland, and after surviving a shipwreck they land safely in America in search for their father. But their new land is one of hardship and they live in poverty on the streets of Boston. Ho...


  • In Jo-Jo the Melon Donkey, he does not like being a donkey, not one bit. Every day, he works hard selling melons on the streets of Venice. Then, one dark night, Jo-Jo discovers that it is up to him to save the city from the sea! Next, in Conker, Ni...


  • New edition of the Smarties-Prize-winning story from the former Children's Laureate. Now published into the First Modern Classics list, fantastic stories for young readers.A lyrical and moving tale of a young boy growing up in Africa, and his lifelon...


  • This is a fictional account of the day a whale swam up the Thames, in which the whale makes an environmental plea to the boy who first sees him.At sunrise, young Michael spots a whale on the shores of the Thames and thinks he must be dreaming. But th...


  • Acclaimed storyteller Michael Morpurgo retells the beloved fairy tale in an enchanting edition vibrantly illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.Celebrated author Michael Morpurgo takes the Brothers Grimm classic to a new level, drawing on themes of hun...


  • The stories in this delightful anthology feature a wide variety of animals--from geese and otters to lions and mules. The impressive list of contributors includes three Nobel laureates. Classics such as Jack London's The Call of the Wild, Rudyard Kip...


  • Michael Morpurgo retells the timeless stories of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table in this compelling modern version. It is the ultimate tale of chivalry and romance, of evil, magic, and betrayal....



  • During the Second World War, David and his friend Tucky are evacuated to the countryside. One night they see a German plane crash on the moors. They feel they should hate the airmen inside, but can they just leave them to die?...


  • 'From Hereabout Hill' is a collection of Michael Morpurgo's short stories. Meet a ghost, enter the horrors of war, engross yourself in a love story, travel to ancient times. Whatever your mood, there's a story to suit....



  • A 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...


  • This story is an energetic romp through a dog's busy day on a farm. Russ, the sheepdog, herds sheep and cows and plots against Tigger, the farm cat. He covers Lula, his master's daughter, with lots of slobbery licks but when she gets a special birth...


  • A powerful tale of war, redemption, and a hero's journey.In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges toward ...


  • Three brilliant storiesthat will captivateyoung readers by War Horse author and former Children's Laureate,Michael Morpurgo. The Marble Crusher Does Mr Manners, the headmaster, really have a machine that crushes marbles? Albert thinks so. Colly...


  • The acclaimed author and illustrator of SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT return with an exhilarating edition of Britain's oldest epic.Long ago there was a Scandinavian warrior who fought three evils so powerful they could destroy whole kingdoms. Stand...


  • A tale of the transformative power of stories, told by British Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo and award-winning illustrator Gary BlytheEight-year-old Tomas hates reading. He would much rather be clambering around his beloved mountains. But when...


  • The last snows of winter are melting away and Little Albatross sits snug in the warmth of Mother Albatross' feathers. He grows bigger and stronger, until one day Mother and Father Albatross go fishing together, leaving Little Albatross alone for the ...



  • It's always been just Harry and Mum, ever since his Dad died in the War. But then Mum remarries and Harry finds himself with a new father, Bill and, worse, a new baby brother within a year. Unhappy at home and lonely at school, Harry runs away....


  • 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...


  • Yellow Bananas Teacher's Guide Based on the Yellow Bananas series, this resource for teachers helps reinforce and enhance what students learn in their core reading program through engaging activities that focus on reading skills. Teachers will find: ...


  • Jim lives in a fishing village—but no one goes fishing anymore as all the fish have gone. One day, Jim spots a dolphin beached on the sand. He runs to get help and everyone works together to return the dolphin to the water. Afterwards, the dolphin ...


  • Ancient Aesop swings into the twenty-first century in this bright new collection of twenty-one favorite fables. Here are all the classic tales: the greedy dog who loses his bone to his own reflection in the water; the little mouse who pays back the g...


  • Echoes of Christmas 1914 in the trenches call to the present day when a letter found by chance in an antique desk brings one soldier's experience hauntingly to life. Heart-warming and spine-tingling, this is a perfect story to curl up with on a winte...


  • The renowned children’s writer Michael Morpurgo has written this vivid account of a child’s stay at a farm, told in the form of letters home and illustrated with photographs of animals and children on location at the farm. Humorous and engaging, ...


  • A collection of the best of Aesops Fables. Every tale is told in michael's magically lyrical and humerous style, and illustrated with Emma Chichester Clarke's exquisitely playful and distinctive artwork. Ages 5+....


  • A witty Arthurian tale receives a wondrous translation by England's Children's Laureate and an award-winning artist. Think yourself back in years, my friends. . . . It's New Year's Eve in Camelot, where King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, and all their goo...



  • Toro! Toro! is the story of a young boy growing up in Andalucia, Spain, on a farm rearing bulls for the bull ring. Antonito rears a little black calf and they become firm friends, but the boy doesn't yet understand the fate of the black bulls. Later,...


  • A giant of a man who lives on a small island in the middle of a silver lake is sad because everyone is frightened by his size, but when he saves a girl from drowning, she changes his life forever. By the creators of Farm Boy. ...



  • Michael Morpurgo's inspiring new story of Robbie, a boy in a coma -- victim of a car accident. Locked inside his own head, able to hear but not move or speak, Robbie tries to keep himself from slipping ever deeper into unconsciousness. Robbie, footba...


  • On New Year's Day Becky Morley begins to write her diary. By March, her world has changed forever. Foot and mouth disease breaks out on a pig farm hundreds of miles from the Morley's Devon home, but soon the nightmare is a few fields away. Local shee...


  • Yellow Bananas Teacher's Guide Based on the Yellow Bananas series, this resource for teachers helps reinforce and enhance what students learn in their core reading program through engaging activities that focus on reading skills. Teachers will find: ...


  • This book includes three captivating stories from a master storyteller. In The Marble Crusher, Albert is new at school and believes everything the bully Sid tells him about the headmaster, Mr. Manners, and his terrifying marble-crushing machine. Albe...


  • The Kingfisher Treasury of Classic Stories brings together all of your favorite characters in one glorious volume. The carefully chosen extracts from over 30 stories offer the perfect introduction to characters that have delighted and inspired genera...


  • Yellow Bananas are captivating chapter books designed to help young readers make the transition from storybooks to text-based books. The next level up from Blue Bananas, each book features short chapters, engaging full-color illustrations, and a stro...


  • The Farms for City Children charity gives children from inner-city schools the chance to stay and work on a farm in Devon for a week, and to truly experience life in the country. In a similar way, the pages of this warm anthology capture an inspirati...


  • This handsome collection of carefully chosen and beautifully illustrated extracts celebrates favorite boy characters from children's literature. A new generation of readers will be delighted and inspired by the antics and adventures of timeless heroe...


  • "Rainbow Rainbow over my wild white wilderness. Beautiful and bright he was, more wonderful than anything I had ever seen before. I knew at once I had to catch a rainbow and make him mine. So I went after him. I went hunting for a rainbow." Snow Bea...



  • The 'Black Queen' is what Billy calls his shadowy next-door neighbour. She always wears a black cloak and a wide-brimmed black hat. She lurks about her garden, alone except for her black cat. Scarily for Billy, the Black Queen befriends him and asks ...




  • Inspired by classroom time and television programming devoted to wildlife, conservation, and environmental issues, today's children have a zest for the outdoors and an ardent appreciation of the creatures with which they share the planet. This collec...




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    Acclaimed author Michael Morpurgo spins a spellbinding tale of survival and self-discovery in this modern-day Robinson Crusoe... Washed up on an island in the Pacific with his dog Stella, Michael struggles to survive on his own. He can’t find food...



  • Millie's cousin Geraldine is a show-off and a pain. So Millie plots revenge. She tells Geraldine about the ghost with red eyes who lives in the garden shed and comes out at nightbut manages to scare herself silly in the process Everyone is furious, ...


  • On a school trip to Nethercott Farm, Sam rescues a duck from a nasty red-faced man. He is determined to keep the duck, but how will he smuggle it home without anyone finding out? ; This is the story of a city child's discovery of the magic and harsh ...



  • Despite the haunted reputation of Big Hill on Clare Island, Jesse is not afraid and goes in search of Big Hill's magic, only to stumble upon the ghost of Grania O'Malley, who helps Jesse cope with her illness while they mutually work to unite the bit...


  • A resonant story about a lonely girl who adopts an abandoned bear cub. When a rock star and his film crew arrive to shoot a music video, the whole town is caught up in the excitement and Roxanne leaves behind her beloved bear forever....


  • King Arthur himself retells some of the most famous legends of the passionate and courageous Knights of the Round Table, including Guinevere and Sir Launcelot, Gawain and the Green Knight, and Tristram and Iseult, among others. Readers will be comple...




  • After being rescued in the mountains of Tibet by a near-human tribe who revere him as a god, Ashley must choose between returning to the violence of the village he fled and the tests of courage that await him as the tribe's god....


  • A set of five haunting, enchanting tales from the master storyteller behind War Horse Since the beginning of time, strange and mysterious things have happened here. There are stories from the past of mermaids and spriggans and knockers and witche...


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    From award-winning master storyteller Michael Morpurgo, author of the acclaimed War Horse, comes a moving historical story inspired by the Foundling Museum. A lonely boy struggles to cope with school bullies and caring for his mother, until a mysteri...


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    From the Children's Laureate of England, a stunning novel of the First World War, a boy who is on its front lines, and a childhood remembered. Includes After Words bonus features.As the enemy lurks in the darkness, Thomas struggles to stay awake thro...


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