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Michael Foreman

  • 5 stars across 99 books
    Michael Morpurgo is one of the most successful children's authors in the country, loved by children, teachers and parents alike. He 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. He 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 received an OBE in December 2006 for his services to literature.
    25th February 2016

    Kensuke's Kingdom

    I disappeared on the night before my twelfth birthday. Washed up on an island in the Pacific, Michael struggles to su... More

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    7th January 2010

    Kaspar: Prince of Cats

    A heart-warming, colour-illustrated novel about Kaspar the Savoy cat, from the award-winning author of Born to Run and... More

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    5th November 2015

    The Mozart Question

    From a master storyteller and former Children's Laureate comes a moving story of a group of musicians who survived the H... More

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    1st December 2012

    The Selfish Giant

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    2nd October 2008

    Peter Pan in Scarlet

    Neverland is calling again...Something is wrong in Neverland. Dreams are leaking out-strangely real dreams, of pirates a... More

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    27th September 2004

    The Best Christmas Present in the World

    In The Best Christmas Present in the World, War Horse author Michael Morpurgo revisits the trenches to tell the haunting... More

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    3rd July 2014

    Cat and Dog

    When Cat is accidentally whisked away in a fish van, her litter of kittens are left to fend for themselves. "Michael For... More

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    29th September 1988

    The Saga of Erik the Viking

    This is the tale of a Viking warrior by the name of Erik. But Erik is no ordinary Viking. With his trusty band of men ... More

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    1st April 2007

    White Owl, Barn Owl Pbk With Cd

    The little girl in this book has never seen a barn owl, but when her grandpa puts a nest-box high in the old oak tree, t... More

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    20th May 2010

    Say Hello!

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    1st April 2007

    Mia's Story

    A story of hope and dreams set in a poverty-stricken community in South America, from a master children's book creator. ... More

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    14th April 2016

    The Saga of Erik the Viking

    As Erik and the crew of The Golden Dragon set off in search of adventure, little do they know that their courage, skil... More

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    1st May 2010

    A Child's Garden: A Story of Hope

    Master storyteller Michael Foreman has created a timely and moving story of a child creating a garden of hope in the mid... More

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    2nd March 2009

    The Littlest Dinosaur

    A tiny dinosaur is born to a family of rather huge dinosaurs and everyone is mystified about why it is so different. As ... More

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    1st May 2017

    Hello, Mr World

    A topical picture book about the effects of climate change, ideal for very young children. In this topical picture book... More

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    5th November 2007

    Mozart Question

    When Lesley is sent to Venice to interview world-renowned violinist Paulo Levi on his fiftieth birthday, she cannot beli... More

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    8th August 2012

    Poppy

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    1st July 2003

    Michael Foreman's Nursery Rhymes

    This volume contains over of the best-known and loved nursery rhymes. There are lullabies, action rhymes, nonsense verse... More

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    27th June 2013

    Beowulf

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    6th September 2004

    Michael Foreman's Playtime Rhymes

    This sumptuous volume contains over seventy of the best-loved, most exuberant action rhymes. Each is introduced and acte... More

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    15th July 2008

    Michael Foreman's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    A beautiful new edition of the timeless classic featuring the Kate Greenaway Award nominated illustrations of Michael ... More

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    2nd September 1999

    Joan Of Arc

    When Joan of Are was thirteen she began to hear heavenly voices saying that God had chosen her to deliver Orleans from t... More

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    20th August 1998

    I'll Take You To Mrs Cole!

    Whenever he is naughty, a young boy's mother threatens him with Mrs Cole, who appears to be a disreputable character liv... More

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    27th September 2012

    Snow Tales (Rainbow Bear and Little Albatross)

    Two beautiful, snowy animal stories, The Rainbow Bear and Little Albatross, by internationally bestselling War Horse aut... More

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    2nd June 2011

    Painting Out the Stars

    Three deftly spun, emotionally resonant stories with the feel of time-honoured fables but the freshness of a contemporar... More

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    16th October 1997

    After the War was Over

    Life for a young boy is different after the Second World War ends - the country is moving forward again and he is find... More

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    3rd May 2012

    The Mermaid of Zennor

    A magical mermaid picture book. On the rugged Cornish coast, where the land meets the sea, lies the village of Zenn... More

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    26th July 2001

    Peter's Place

    The images Foreman portrays create a lasting impression of the fragility of nature, matching Grindley's heartfelt story ... More

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    2nd August 2012

    Long Neck and Thunder Foot

    Long Neck the dinosaur lives alone in the forest. Apart from the birds and other small animals, Long Neck seems to have ... More

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    1st March 2002

    Arthur, High King of Britain

    As the sea sweeps in, the boy is suddenly cut off in his attempt to walk round the Scilly Isles from Great Ganilly to St... More

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    1st May 2009

    Fairy Tales

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    1st May 2012

    Cornish Tales

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    1st September 2013

    The General

    Michael Foreman's debut picture book, first published in 1961, is reproduced in all its glory. There was once a general ... More

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    7th May 2015

    William at War

    Wartime William is still up to mischief! William is always ready to offer his services to his country. But why ... More

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    6th August 2015

    Michael Foreman's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (2015 edition)

    A beautiful new edition of the timeless classic featuring the Kate Greenaway Award nominated illustrations of Michael ... More

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    1st March 2010

    Michael Foreman's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' is undoubtedly a classic. First published in 1900, it is now one of the most beloved child... More

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    7th January 2010

    Snow Goalie

    Charlie and her brothers are in the final of the local five-a-side tournament, and they need to practise hard. But when ... More

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    5th March 2009

    Pirates Ahoy!

    'Why are pirates called pirates?' 'Because they aaAHRRR!' Charlie's football-mad family swap goalposts for the seaside... More

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    5th July 2007

    Team Trouble

    Charlie has a football mad family - her mother gives a yellow card rather than a ticking off (because you can't argue wi... More

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    1st May 2014

    Two Giants

    Could a pair of socks help the Two Giants become friends again? The Two Giants live in a part of the world where everyt... More

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    17th October 2005

    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    A magical story from the tales of the Knights of the Round Table. Here are thrills and enchantment, chivalry and courage... More

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    1st May 2012

    Soggy the Sailor

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    7th January 2010

    The Little Ships: A Story of the Heroic Rescue at Dunkirk

    The dramatic story of the historic rescue of over 300,000 men from the beach of Dunkirk by "the little ships" - an incre... More

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    1st May 2014

    Blue

    A lyrical story about a little boy's life-changing journey through the sky with a magical cat. Raffi's brother Jake can... More

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    1st November 2007

    Beowulf

    The epic Anglo-Saxon legend is brilliantly recreated by an award-winning author/illustrator team. In fifth-century Denm... More

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    17th October 2013

    Michael Foreman's Classic Fairy Tales

    Acclaimed children's author and illustrator Michael Foreman blends humour, sadness and romance in these irresistible r... More

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    3rd August 2006

    Little Albatross

    The last snows of winter are melting away and Little Albatross sits snug in the warmth of Mother Albatross' feathers. He... More

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    28th March 2002

    The Sand Horse

    One windy summer day, an artist makes a horse sculpture out of the sand on the beach at St Ives. It takes him the whole ... More

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    6th August 2009

    Wonder Goal!

    Like many children all over the world, a small boy dreams of winning the World Cup! But in the meantime, scoring the per... More

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    14th September 2009

    Hansel and Gretel

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    28th August 2014

    The White Horse of Zennor

    Since the beginning of time, strange and mysterious things have happened here . . . At the furthest edge of Britain, w... More

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    24th April 1997

    Shakespeare Stories

    Twelve Shakespeare plays presented afresh by Leon Garfield in narrative form. These are not simple retellings, but more ... More

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    24th April 1997

    Shakespeare Stories II

    The companion volume to the highly acclaimed SHAKESPEARE STORIES. Leon Garfield presents anew nine more of Shakespeare's... More

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    3rd October 2013

    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    The classic Arthurian legend is brilliantly recreated by an award-winning author/illustrator team. Of all the tales of ... More

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    1st August 2012

    Blue

    A lyrical story about a little boy's life-changing journey through the sky with a magical cat. Raffi's brother Jake can... More

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    1st October 2013

    Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

    This splendid collection of best-loved stories from Hans Christian Andersen includes 'The Little Mermaid', 'The Ugly Duc... More

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    1st January 2002

    Billy the Kid

    Billy was a champion soccer star, playing for Chelsea in the 1930s. But that was before war broke out... ... More

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    8th October 2015

    Christmas Stories

    Curl up by the fireside with an enchanting collection of Christmas stories from Britain's best-loved children's author, ... More

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    3rd October 2013

    Beowulf

    The epic Anglo-Saxon legend is brilliantly recreated by an award-winning author/illustrator team. In fifth-century Denm... More

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    1st January 2016

    White Owl, Barn Owl

    Get to know these rare and beautiful birds in this warmly illustrated non-fiction picture book. The little girl in this... More

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    4th August 2005

    Man Of The Match

    This is the second story to feature Bobby, the Down's Syndrome football enthusiast, and his big sister Charlie. This tim... More

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    2nd July 2009

    Pup on the Pitch

    Bobby's football team mascot is a dog, and Bobby wants one too. He dreams of a cuddly puppy who will join him as a defen... More

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    30th June 2016

    The Little Bookshop and the Origami Army

    When the Mayor decides to close down Joey's favourite bookshop in order to build a big superstore, Joey calls upon his f... More

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    20th May 2016

    Such Stuff: A Story-maker's Inspiration

    Michael Morpurgo, the nation's favourite storyteller and author of War Horse, shares the secrets and inspirations of his... More

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    9th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 11: Thumbelina

    Thumbelina may only be the size of a thumb, but she is brimful of kindness and good nature. Stolen away in the middle of... More

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    20th January 2008

    Matti's Miracle: Band 15/Emerald

    Berlin in 1938 is not a safe place to be if you're Jewish. For Matti and many other Jewish children it means being sen... More

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    5th April 2010

    The Littlest Dinosaur's Big Adventure

    The littlest dinosaur gets lost one day when he goes out on his own. While at first it is all a lot of fun, soon he star... More

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    9th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 10/11: Class Pack

    TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top ... More

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    9th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 10-11: Mixed Pack

    TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top ... More

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    1st September 2016

    The Seeds of Friendship

    A powerful fable about friendship transforming the world from the award-winning and internationally best-selling illustr... More

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    21st September 2009

    Michael Foreman's Treasure Island

    The classic adventure filled with pirates, treasure and tall ships Stunningly illustrated by much-loved artist Mi... More

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    1st February 2012

    Not Bad For A Bad Lad

    When a young boy gets a reputation for being naughty at school, he reacts by being the bad lad that everyone expects. Le... More

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    2nd March 1998

    Mother Goose

    Reading Together is a learn-to-read series of picture books for young children and parents to enjoy together. There are ... More

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    1st March 2000

    Why Bear Has A Stumpy Tail

    Why do bears have stumpy tails? Why are rabbits shy? Why do elephants live in the jungle? What part did the Kookaburra b... More

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    1st November 2004

    Sir Gawain And The Green Knight

    Of all the tales of the Knights of the Round Table, the story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is surely the most magi... More

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    1st October 2007

    Say Hello

    Based on the author's childhood experience, this is the story of a boy who is left out and all alone, while other childr... More

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    1st August 2008

    Lion Who Ate Everything

    The lion has eaten everything - even his city! Can Mama Onion teach him to control his greed? In the City of Rain, a hun... More

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    1st November 2008

    White Owl, Barn Owl Pbk With Cd

    Get to know these rare and beautiful birds in this warmly illustrated non-fiction picture book with story CD.The little ... More

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    5th July 2018

    Robin of Sherwood

    `Tell everyone in Nottingham that the Outlaws rule here in Sherwood, that we rule in the king's name ... I am Robin Hood... More

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    1st May 2001

    The Merrymaid of Zennor

    A retelling of a traditional Cornish folktale, illustrated in full colour by Michael Foreman. Next time you stare out to... More

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    3rd September 1998

    The Saga of Erik the Viking

    The wicked treachery of the Old Man of the S ea, the beguiling evil of the Enchantress of the Fjord, the ruthless and co... More

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    1st September 2000

    Billy the Kid

    Billy's no kid, he's eight today and watching the boys in the park playing football and cheering his team, Chelsea. But ... More

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    25th September 1991

    War Boy: A Country Childhood

    The award-winning illustrator of Eric the Viking and Nicobobinus looks back on his own wartime childhood, in this book w... More

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    14th October 1999

    The Story Of Millennia The Angel

    In this book a top author and illustrator have joined forces to create a stunning memento of the Millennium, the story o... More

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    7th June 1999

    Farm Boy

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

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    15th January 2003

    Bobby,Charlton and the Mountain

    Charlie has a football mad family -her mother gives a yellow card rather than a ticking off (because you can't argue wit... More

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