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Gemma O'Callaghan

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    Michael Morpurgo was 2003-2005 Children's Laureate, has written over 100 books and is the winner of many awards, including the Whitbread Children's Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize, the Blue Peter Award and the Red House Children's Book Award. His books are translated and read around the world and his hugely popular novel War Horse is now both a critically acclaimed stage play and a highly successful film. Michael and his wife, Clare, live in Devon. Visit Michael's website at

    Gemma O'Callaghan is an illustrator and printmaker. While studying for her Masters degree at Anglia Ruskin University she discovered her love for screen printing, which has continued into her professional work. Gemma lives and works in Nottingham; this is her first book for children.
    2nd July 2015

    Half a Man

    Revered author Michael Morpurgo looks back on the post-war Britain of his childhood in this unflinching and deeply p... More

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    • Half a Man

      Half a Man

      by NgaaZai

      This book is about a boy called Michael and his grandpa's face. This touching book’s author is Michael Morpurgo and there is a nice illustrations by G...