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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    • War Horse

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 949
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 818
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 810

    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

    • Kensuke’s Kingdom

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 25

    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 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 110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    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

    • The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter, Michael Morpurgo
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    It's 1943 and Lily Tregenza lives on a farm in the idyllic seaside village of Slapton....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome story!

    • By graydoc on 07-12-18

    Regular price: $9.29

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    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 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    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

    • Flamingo Boy

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: George Blagden
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    A stunning new classic from master storyteller Michael Morpurgo in the vein of Private Peaceful and The Butterfly Lion....

    Regular price: $9.05

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