Michael Morpurgo
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Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo is one of Britain's best-loved children's book writers. He has written more than 100 books and has won the Smarties Prize, the Whitbread Award, and most recently the Blue Peter Book Award for PRIVATE PEACEFUL. He is also the author of WAR HORSE, which has been made into a Tony Award-winning Broadway play and a Golden Globe-nominated film. Michael was Writer in Residence at The Savoy Hotel from January to March 2007, and previously he was Children's Laureate from 2003-2005, a role that took him across Britain to inspire a love of reading in children. You can visit him online at www.michaelmorpurgo.com.
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    • The Snowman

    • Inspired by the original story by Raymond Briggs
    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    When James wakes to see snow falling one December morning, he is delighted and rushes outside to make a snowman....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic bedtime story, warm-hearted performance!

    • By Anonymous User on 10-18-18

    Regular price: $10.90

    • War Horse

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 918
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 791
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 782

    In 1914, a beautiful foal with a distinctive cross on his nose is sold to the Army. But his heart aches for his true master....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great idea for reluctant readers!

    • By Julie on 12-26-11

    Regular price: $13.99

    • An Elephant in the Garden

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Fiona Clarke
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    It’s 1944. Elizabeth's father is fighting with the German army on the eastern front. Her mother works at Dresden zoo, where her favourite animal is a young elephant named Marlene....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully Written and Performed

    • By catherine on 07-30-18

    Regular price: $8.52

    • Kensuke’s Kingdom

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 18

    When Michael is washed up on an island in the Pacific after falling from his parents’ yacht, he struggles to survive on his own....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A rare gem

    • By BK Stubbs on 04-24-17

    Regular price: $9.02

    • An Eagle in the Snow

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Paul Chequer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    The powerful new novel from the master storyteller - inspired by the true story of one man who might have stopped World War II....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping!!!

    • By graydoc on 08-06-17

    Regular price: $9.02

    • Private Peaceful

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Jamie Glover
    • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Told in the voice of a young soldier, the story follows 24 hours in his life at the front during World War I, and captures his memories as he looks back over his life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Third time reading - kills “me” everytime’

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-08-18

    Regular price: $16.37

    • Kaspar

    • Prince of Cats
    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Paul Chequer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    A heart-warming novel about Kaspar Kandinsky, Prince of Cats, a Muscovite, a Londoner and a New Yorker....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read!

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-16-16

    Regular price: $7.45

    • Listen to the Moon

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Mike Grady, Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    A stunning new emotional tour-de-force from the author of Shadow, Born to Run and War Horse....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Morpurgo Masterpiece!

    • By Ralph W Cudworth on 03-06-16

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Dancing Bear

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    A gentle and deeply moving story of a young girl and her bear, told with great charm by a master storyteller....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I will openly admit, it pissed me off

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-07-17

    Regular price: $2.57

    • Shadow

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Abdullah Afzal, Mike Rogers
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    A stunning and moving new novel from Michael Morpurgo, the nation’s favourite storyteller – featuring the bravest dog in all the world…

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it

    • By Sarah B. Crouch on 11-06-17

    Regular price: $7.45

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