michael morpurgo by 5dPG3xp


									Michael Morpurgo has written over 60 books, many of which have been winners
or shortlisted for prizes. He has had a lifetime of involvement with children, as a
teacher, as a father and grandfather and as the founder with his wife of ‘Farms
for City Children’, a charity which enables city kids to come and share his
passionate love for the countryside in general and animals in particular. He also
loves day-dreaming, music, mountains and writing. He was involved in setting up
the Children’s Laureate. This is a celebration of all the wonderful writers and
illustrators of books for children. It is a project he devised with his friend, the late
Poet Laureate Ted Hughes.

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