When he lands a starring role in the school Christmas play of The Owl and the Pussycat, Michael is over the moon. He is going to be Owl - Too-wit-too-woo!
And when his best friend, Belinda, is chosen to be Cat, Michael can't believe his luck - Miaow!
But will it be all right on the night? Find out in this true story of first love and first-night nerves.
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Michael Morpurgo Biography
Michael Morpurgo is an award-winning English author, born in St. Alban’s in 1943. After attending St. Matthias primary school in London, Michael was sent away to boarding school, which he never liked and wrote about in his novel, Butterly Lion.
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