Michael Morpurgo collection 7 books set, Title in this set are The War of Jenkin's Ear, Friend or Foe, The Ghost of Grania O'Malley, The White Horse of Zennor, Waiting for Anya, Twist of Gold, The sleeping Sword..
Michael Morpurgo Collection 7 Books Set
1. The Sleeping Sword
An enchanting take on the legend of King Arthur from Britains best-loved children author, Michael Morpurgo. There stood before me an ancient man swathed in a dark and tattered fleece, his long hair and beard matted with filth, his face grey with grief and age. Holding the sword out in front of me, I backed away until I felt the sink behind me and I could go no further. His eyes followed me all the way.' When Bun Bendle is struck blind, he feels like he is drowning in blackness. But the discovery of an ancient tomb and a strangely familiar sword changes him forever.The Sleeping Sword weaves a contemporary tale with Arthurian legend in a way that is utterly spellbinding. Once again, former Children Laureate and award-winning author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, demonstrates why he is considered to be the master story teller.
2. Twist of Gold
Sean and Annie have one chance to escape the potato famine and plague in Ireland. They survive a shipwreck and land safely in America searching for their father. But their new land is one of hardship and they live in poverty on the streets of Boston. However, their adventure is just beginning . . . they live on a steamboat and then join pioneers travelling across the prairies. Their music and dancing bring joy to all they meet, but their family torc brings both blessings and curses and thieves prowl to get hold of it. Annie and Sean must hang on to their torc - their familys survival depends on it.
3. Waiting for Anya
A gripping war story by Britains best-loved children author and the man behind War Horse, Michael Morpurgo. In this World War 2 story, Jo stumbles on a dangerous secret Jewish children are being smuggled away from the Nazis, close to his mountain village in Spain. Now German soldiers have been stationed at the border. Jo must get word to his friends that the children are trapped. The slightest mistake could cost them their lives.Former Childrens Laureate and award-winning author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, again demonstrates why he is considered to be the master story teller with yet another of his beautifully crafted war stories for children. Alongside his other world war 2 stories such as Friend or Foe, Waiting for Anya embodies the very best of Michael Morpurgs vivid, heartfelt and absorbing writing for children.
4. The White Horse of Zennor
A thrilling collection of myths, legends and ghost stories from Britains best-loved children author and the man behind War Horse, Michael Morpurgo. Since the beginning of time, strange and mysterious things have happened here . . . At the furthest edge of Britain, where the sea gently washes over the land and myths brush against reality, lies Zennor. Set in a church town where men become beats and ghosts roam freely, these are haunting and unforgettable tales where magic lies around every corner.Former Children Laureate and award-winning author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, again demonstrates why he is considered to be the master story teller with his collection of ghost stories for children, The White Horse of Zennor.
5. The Ghost of Grania O'Malley
The Ghost of Grania Malley is another gripping ghost story from Britains best-loved childrens author, Michael Morpurgo. Everyone knows the Big Hill is full of gold, and now the islanders are intent on cutting the top off it and making themselves rich. Jessie and Jake are determined to save the Big Hill but what can they do? A plan is needed, and fast. Could the ghost of Grania O Malley, the pirate queen, be the answer? You dont know what you can do until you try.
6. Friend or Foe
Friend or Foe is a gripping World War 2 story from Britains best-loved childrens author, Michael Morpurgo. Evacuated from London, David and Tucky feel like the war is a long way away from their new life in the countryside. Then one night the skyline of the moor is lit up with gun flashes, and the distant crump of bombing miles away brings the war back to them and shatters their new-found peace. When a German bomber crashes, the boys feel they should hate the airmen inside. But one of them saves David's life . . .Friend or Foe is one of the most popular war stories for children today.Former Childrens Laureate and award-winning author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, demonstrates why he is considered to be the master story-teller with this fascinating world war 2 story.
7. The War of Jenkin's Ear
A spellbinding children story from Britains best-loved children author and the man behind War Horse, Michael Morpurgo. And Jenkins, dont cross over. Village fishing on the other side. They stay on their side, we stay ours. Toby Jenkins doesn't like boarding school. He gets called Jinks and thinks he will never fit in. But then he meets a strange start a war with the schoolboy , Toby is caught in the middle. Can Christopher provide the miracle that Toby needs?Former Children Laureate and award-winning author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, again demonstrates why he is considered to be the master story teller with The War of Jenkins Ear, a much-loved and magical tale.
Michael Morpurgo Collection 7 Books Set
Michael Morpurgo Former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo needs no introduction. He is one of the most successful children's authors in the country, loved by children, teachers and parents alike. Michael has written more than forty books for children including the global hit War Horse, which was made into a Hollywood film by Steven Spielberg in 2011. Several of his other stories have been adapted for screen and stage, including My Friend Walter, Why the Whales Came and Kensuke's Kingdom. Michael has won the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Award, the Circle of Gold Award, the Children's Book Award and has been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal four times. He started the charity Farms for City Children in 1976 with his wife, Clare, aimed at relieving the "poverty of experience" many young children feel in inner city and urban areas. Michael is also a patron of over a dozen other charities. Living in Devon, listening to Mozart and working with children have provided Michael with the ideas and incentive to write his stories. He spends half his life mucking out sheds with the children, feeding sheep or milking cows; the other half he spends dreaming up and writing stories for children. "For me, the greater part of writing is daydreaming, dreaming the dream of my story until it hatches out - the writing down of it I always find hard. But I love finishing it, then holding the book in my hand and sharing my dream with my readers." Michael received an OBE in December 2006 for his services to literature.
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