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Little Gems Michael Morpurgo Pack x 3 Award-winning author/illustrator Pack

by Michael Morpurgo (author)

Suitable for 9 - 11 years

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Product Description

When you think of the countryside, you probably think BORING! Am I right? I suppose you think it’s full of mud, cows and grass – and that’s about it. Well, you’re sort of right. You will find mud, cows and grass in the country. But you’ll also find EXCITEMENT and ADVENTURE. Such as: Minikid, who causes trouble wherever he goes. Snug the cat, battling his enemies. And a secret hideout in an old World War Two pillbox. But isn’t a pillbox a place to put away your medicine? Nope: it’s something much more exciting…

  • Three short quick reads for younger children by a master writer
  • From the award-winning, dyslexia-friendly Barrington Stoke publishing list
  • With cream paper, clear fonts, lots of pictures and a highly spaced layout
  • Supports dyslexic and struggling readers, but will appeal to all

Product Details

Catalogue number

5606 in Schools Catalogue 2017/18

Format

Paperback

Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Michael Morpurgo

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Michael Morpurgo is a master storyteller, weaving captivating stories full of drama and intensity that are coming to be regarded as true classics. Exploring the most profound subjects with a light yet powerful touch, his books tell unforgettable stories in simple, direct words.

Michael Morpurgo discovered his talent for writing while working as a teacher. “We had to read the children a story every day and my lot were bored by the book I was reading. I decided I had to do something and told them the kind of story I used to tell my kids – it was like a soap opera, and they focused on it. I could see there was magic in it for them, and realised there was magic in it for me.”

Living in Devon, listening to Mozart, and working with children have provided most of the stimulae Michael needs to discover and write his stories. He spends about half his life mucking out sheds with the children, feeding sheep or milking cows; the other half he spends dreaming up and writing stories. “For me, the greater part of writing is daydreaming, dreaming the dream of my story until it hatches out – the writing down of it I always find hard. But I love finishing it, then holding the book in my hand and sharing my dream with my readers.”

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