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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    • Private Peaceful

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Jamie Glover
    • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    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

    • 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 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing story!!

    • By MPofahl on 03-26-19

    Regular price: $8.52

    • War Horse

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Luke Treadaway
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Michael Morpurgo's classic tale, capturing the power of the human spirit....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • War horse

    • By Ryan on 11-13-18

    Regular price: $7.22

    • Kaspar

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

    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

    • Farm Boy

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Set on a farm in rural Devon, Farm Boy is a collection of Grandpa's reminiscences and stories touchingly told to his grandson....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Touched my heart

    • By Russell Bernard on 08-16-18

    Regular price: $2.06

    • 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 60
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    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

    • Kensuke’s Kingdom

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 28

    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

    • The Butterfly Lion

    • By: Michael Morpurgo, Christian Birmingham - illustrator
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    A lyrical and moving tale of a young boy growing up in Africa, and his lifelong friendship with a white lion....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • poor narrative

    • By Anonymous User on 07-24-18

    Regular price: $6.19

    • Shadow

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Abdullah Afzal, Mike Rogers
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    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

    • Dancing Bear

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    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

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