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Morpurgo, Michael

Overview
Works: 708 works in 2,663 publications in 17 languages and 80,061 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Animal films  Legends  Sources  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, Interviewee, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, wpr, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Creator, Compiler, Collaborator, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, FIC
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The Mozart question by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 3,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young journalist goes to Venice, Italy, to interview a famous violinist, who tells the story of his parents' incarceration by the Nazis, and explains why they can no longer listen to the music of Mozart
War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

67 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joey the horse recalls his experiences growing up on an English farm, his struggle for survival as a cavalry horse during World War I, and his reunion with his beloved master
Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

44 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Thomas Peaceful's older brother is forced to join the British Army, Thomas decides to sign up as well, although he is only fourteen years old, to prove himself to his country, his family, his childhood love, Molly, and himself
Kensuke's kingdom by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

84 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: When Michael's parents lose their jobs, they buy a boat and decide to sail around the world with their son and their beloved dog. It's an ideal trip-until Michael is swept overboard. He's washed up on an island, where he struggles to survive. Then he discovers that he's not alone. His fellow-castaway, Kensuke, keeps his distance at first. But when Michael's life is threatened, he slowly lets the boy into his world. The two teach and learn from each other until, inevitably, they must part ways
Waiting for Anya by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jo places his life in danger when he helps protect a growing number of Jewish children who have sought refuge at a reclusive widow's farm
Shadow by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenager Aman and his mother lose their loyal spaniel Shadow while escaping Afghanistan to flee to England. Now they must depend on a friend and his grandfather to enable Shadow's return
King Arthur by Norma Lorre Goodrich( Book )

42 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old boy comes across Arthur Pendragon, who has just awakened from his long sleep beneath the earth, and hears from him some of the exciting stories of his past. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quest of Sir Gawain for the Green Knight teaches him a lesson in pride, humility, and honor
An elephant in the garden by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The butterfly lion by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

43 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trying to run away from boarding school in England, a boy encounters an old woman who tells him the story of Bertie and his beautiful white lion
War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Recording )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joey the horse recalls his experiences growing up on an English farm, his struggle for survival as a cavalry horse during World War I, and his reunion with his beloved master
A medal for Leroy by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In World War II-era England, Michael learns about his black British Army soldier grandfather, a World War I officer who risked his life to save wounded men but who did not receive special commendations because of his race
The amazing story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Boowie reads the diary that his grandmother sends him, he learns of her childhood in World War II England when American and British soldiers practiced for D-Day's invasion in the area of her home, and about her beloved cat, Adolphus Tip, and the cat's namesake
Robin of Sherwood by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old boy dreams about the life and adventures of Robin Hood who lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling in prose of the Anglo-Saxon epic about the heroic efforts of Beowulf, son of Edgetheow, to save the people of Heorot hall from the terrible monster, Grendel
Listen to the moon by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May, 1915. Alfie and his fisherman father find a girl on an uninhabited island in the Scillies - injured, thirsty, lost ... and with absolutely no memory of who she is, or how she came to be there. She can say only one word: Lucy. Where has she come from? Is she a mermaid, the victim of a German U-boat, or even - as some islanders suggest - a German spy ...? Only one thing is for sure: she loves music and moonlight, and it is when she listens to the gramophone that the glimmers of the girl she once was begin to appear. WW1 is raging, suspicion and fear are growing, and Alfie and Lucy are ever more under threat. But as we begin to see the story of Merry, a girl boarding a great ship for a perilous journey across the ocean, another melody enters the great symphony - and the music begins to resolve
Half a man by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the experiences of a young man who after years of being told not to ask his World War II veteran grandfather about his injuries learns how his grandfather survived a torpedo attack on his ship
The war of Jenkins' ear by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toby Jenkins' friendship with an unusual new boy who claims to be Jesus makes life at boarding school somewhat more tolerable, even when conflict arises between the students and the boys from town
Wombat goes walkabout by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and French and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While looking for his mother, Wombat meets many animals that are not impressed with his talent for digging and thinking, but when a bush fire approaches, they change their minds. Suggested level: junior, primary
Why the whales came by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Afrikaans and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children befriend the old man known as the Birdman of Bryher and help him lift a curse from their island
 
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Alternative Names
Michael Morpurgo britischer Schriftsteller

Michael Morpurgo britisk skribent og poet

Michael Morpurgo Brits schrijver

Michael Morpurgo brittisk författare och poet

Michael Morpurgo écrivain britannique

Michael Morpurgo scrittore e poeta britannico

Mōpāgo, Maikeru 1943-

Morpurgo, Maikls

Morpurgo, Michael Andrew 1943-

Morpurgo, Michael Andrew Bridge

Майкл Морпурго

מורפורגו, מייקל

מורפורגו, מייקל 1943-

מורפורגו, מיקל 1943-

מייקל מורפורגו

머퍼고, 마이클 1943-

모퍼고, 마이클 1943-

マイケル・モーパーゴ

モーパーゴ, マイクル

モーパーゴ, マイケル

邁克爾·莫普格

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War horsePrivate PeacefulKensuke's kingdomWaiting for AnyaShadowKing ArthurSir Gawain and the Green KnightAn elephant in the garden