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Michael Morpurgo Month

Michael Morpurgo Month

by Hampshire School Library Service - (SLS HQ) -
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MMMNovember is Michael Morpurgo Month!

To mark the 70th birthday this year of the master story teller, his publisher HarperCollins will focus each day in November on a different book, helping readers to navigate across four key themes – Animals, War, Legends and Voyages.

From War Horse to Beowulf and The Butterfly Lion to Kensuke's Kingdom, this is a celebration of 30 unmissable books by one of the nation's best-loved authors.

From 1 November HarperCollins will also be offering free resources, author videos and audio downloads at, as well as a special competition to win an iPad and signed copy of War Horse. Free posters are available to download on application.