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Stories Of War

Author : Michael Morpurgo
ISBN : 1405266015
Genre : Children's stories, English
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This edition collects War Horse, Friend or Foe and Waiting for Anya. War Horse: In 1914, Joey, a young farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. In the desolation of the trenches, Joey's courage touches the soldiers around him. Friend or Foe: Evacuated from London, David and Tucky feel like the war is a long way away from their new life .Then one night the skyline of the moor is lit up with gun flashes, and the distant crump of bombinga Waiting for Anya: It is World War II and Jo stumbles on a dangerous secret: Jewish children are being smuggled away from the Nazis, close to his mountain village. Now German soldiers are at the border and Jo must get word to his friends that the children are trapped.
Category: Children's stories, English

War Stories

Author : Michael Morpurgo
ISBN : 9781529052039
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Specially commissioned by Michael Morpurgo to mark the 60th anniversary of VE day, this deeply moving collection features stories of war from the most well-loved voices in children's literature, including Michelle Magorian, Celia Rees, George Layton, Robert Westall, Joan Aiken, Eva Ibbotson, Geraldine McCaughrean and other top children's authors. From World War II to the Crusades, 1970s Beirut to the modern-day Middle East, these vivid stories explore wars throughout history. They examine not only the immediate consequences of war, but also what happens after the fighting is over. Waiting for Peace: War Stories was originally published as War: Stories of Conflict.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Michael Morpurgo

Author : Sally Wilkinson
ISBN : 9781134150946
Genre : Education
File Size : 70.33 MB
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This innovative series is designed to help primary teachers plan focused sessions on the work of popular, well-loved and valued authors, both classic and contemporary. Each book contains a range of activities for use directly in the classroom, covering biographical information about the author; a review of the author's work and a summary of major themes in his/her key texts; key language features of the author; frameworks to help children analyze, evaluate and compare texts, and to develop personal opinions of authors' works; ideas for writing modeled on or developed from key texts; speaking and listening opportunities; drama and role play ideas; and references to video, CD-ROM, websites and ICT activities. Inside each book is a full-color pullout poster illustrating the work of the author, which also has a set of challenges for children on the back. Michael Morpurgo is the author of over 60 books for children, including Sam's Duck, The Butterfly Lion, The Wreck of the Zanzibar, and Kensuke's Kingdom. Beginning with a detailed plan for structuring a half-term's work on Michael Morpurgo, this book presents activities that focus on narrative structure, character development, settings and themes. Activities and games include: focus on biography - writing blurbs, role-playing 'ask the author', creating a magazine article/web page about the author; exploring key themes, including bullies, not liking school, caring for animals, relationships with older people, and farm and country life; creating a character sketch; writing in role; focusing on time with a story web; analyzing setting; and an in-depth study of The Butterfly Lio.
Category: Education

Best Mates

Author : Michael Morpurgo
ISBN : 0008118558
Genre : Children's stories, English
File Size : 71.69 MB
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From the author who brought you Joey the War Horse, Shadow the dog and Kaspar the cat comes a pocket-sized collection of perfect animal stories - proving that it's not just dogs that are man's best friends... Taken from the length of Michael Morpurgo's career, the tales in this charming book will delight any child who loves animals ... or stories! Readers will return to the best mates in this little book again and again. From dogs to cats, and from horses to dolphins and whales, it's all here in this timeless treasury. Contains the stories: IT'S A DOG'S LIFE * SNUG * DIDN'T WE HAVE A LOVELY TIME? * DOLPHIN BOY * THIS MORNING I MET A WHALE
Category: Children's stories, English

From Hereabout Hill

Author : Michael Morpurgo
ISBN : 9781780311753
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 45.74 MB
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A spell-binding collection of short stories from Britain’s best-loved children’s author, Michael Morpurgo. Explore friendship, love, revenge, life and death in the pages of From Hereabout Hill. Included in this collection of short stories is a poignant tale about civil war, where a young girl hides from enemy soldiers in a public toilet; a haunting story of a little girl swept out to sea while collecting cowrie shells; and the moving account of two brothers, who, over the years, create a mental picture of their absent father. Former Children’s Laureate and award-winning author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, demonstrates why he is considered to be the master story-teller with this diverse collection of stories for children.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Michael Morpurgo Christmas Stories

Author : Michael Morpurgo
ISBN : 1405268956
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 46.60 MB
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Illustrated by such artists as Michael Foreman and Sophie Allsopp, a gift edition of Morpurgo's Christmas stories includes "On Angel Wings" and "The Goose is Getting Fat." By the award-winning author of An Elephant in the Garden and an beloved, award-winning illustrator. Reprint.
Category: Juvenile Fiction


Author : Michael Morpurgo
ISBN : 1447285018
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 79.48 MB
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The drama, the cruelty, the courage and the consequences of war feature in this collection of stories from Joan Aiken, Eva Ibbotson, Jamila Gavin, Elizabeth Laird, Geraldine McCaughrean, Margaret Mahy, Michelle Magorian, Michael Morpurgo, Eleanor Updale, Celia Rees, and other top children's authors. From the Crusades to 1970s Beirut to the Falklands, many aspects of war are explored in a collection of work that speaks powerfully to today's young readers.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

It Never Rained

Author : Michael Morpurgo
ISBN : 0333155459
Genre : Children's stories
File Size : 35.5 MB
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Category: Children's stories


Author : Michael Morpurgo
ISBN : 0007465920
Genre : Adventure stories
File Size : 78.79 MB
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After a fierce storm, a boy discovers a human skull, buried beneath the roots of an ancient tree. A skull with a legendary story..."Tell the sheriff, tell Sir Guy of Gisbourne, tell everyone in Nottingham, that the Outlaws rule here in Sherwood, that we rule in the king's name... I am Robin Hood."Homeless and lost in a dark, strange forest, young Robin is rescued by a motley crew of misfits. He yearns to avenge his father and seek justice against cruel oppressors, to finally defeat the Sheriff of Nottingham, once and for all.And through his friends, Robin Hood finds the courage to become a legendary hero.
Category: Adventure stories