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Michael Morpurgo

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War Horse by Michael Morpurgo

First Chapter Fridays

A classic animal adventure set amidst World War I.


15 Jul 2021

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85. Michael Morpurgo with Allegra Marland (2018)

Chalke Talk

IN THE MOUTH OF THE WOLF: BROTHER, FATHER, TEACHER, SPYMichael Morpurgo, one of Britain’s best-loved writers of children’s books, tells the incredible, true story of his uncles during World War II. The tale follows two brothers; Francis was a pacifist and conscientious objector, while Pieter signed up to fight. What happened next changed the course of Francis’s life forever, and threw him into the mouth of the wolf. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


18 Jun 2021

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Sir Michael Morpurgo: Spielberg's War Horse

Time Team: Unearthing the Past

We meet Sir Michael Morpurgo, bestselling author of War Horse (made into an award-winning film by Steven Spielberg) and Private Peaceful, for a fascinating chat that takes in the Isles of Scilly, Arthurian legends, the importance of physical finds and much more! Please note: This is an unabridged, audio-only version of a video interview original released on the Time Team Official YouTube channel.


16 Jun 2021

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Novetats 06/21 "Que bé que ens ho hem passat!" de Michael Morpurgo i Quentin Blake.


Ressenya descriptiva del conte infantil "Que bé que ens ho hem passat" de Michael Morpurgo i Quentin Blake.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bibliotecadesalou/message


29 May 2021

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"An Elephant in the Garden" by Michael Morpurgo; Read by Laura

Chapter One with HPL

1944. Elizabeth's mother works at Dresden Zoo, where her favorite animal is an elephant named Marlene. When the zoo director tells her the dangerous animals must be shot to prevent them running amok when the town is bombed, Elizabeth's mother moves Marlene into the back garden to save her. And then the bombs start to fall... This title is intended for tweens and is suitable for most audiences. Recorded with permission of Feiwel & Friends, an imprint of Macmillan. Click here to see this title in the Houston Public Library catalog.


27 Apr 2021

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In Conversation with Michael Morpurgo

Books For Your Library

Sarah Tyson talks with former Children's Laureate Sir Michael Morpurgo about five of his most recently published stories for children.

1hr 25mins

7 Apr 2021

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Michael Morpurgo on writing in bed, cheering for our teachers - and talking to sheep


In the first episode of our new series, ITV News Arts Editor Nina Nannar is joined by Sir Michael Morpurgo - the bestselling author of more than 100 children's books including War Horse and Private Peaceful. Nina talks to Michael about his career in writing - which started after a spell as a primary school teacher - and hears from him about writing in bed, surviving lockdown by talking to sheep, and why we need to be cheering for our teachers.


19 Feb 2021

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Michael Morpurgo + Clare Morpurgo

Borris House Festival of Writing & Ideas Podcast

Michael Morpurgo (War Horse) and Clare Morpurgo (founder of the charity Farms for City Children) talk about their initiative to bring the skills of farming and the outdoor life to inner-city kids.

1hr 1min

19 Aug 2020

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Why The Whales Came: Michael Morpurgo - Chapter 1 - Z.W.

Abhinav Ravikiran: Podcasts

This is my first audio publishing. I don't really know what to expect from you and Anchor. I really hope you like my first chapter!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


22 Jun 2020

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The Essay - Let Me Take You There - 8.Michael Morpurgo

The Essay

leading writers on places of inner sanctuary in times of crisis8.michael morpurgo


21 May 2020