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Morpurgo, Michael

Works: 511 works in 2,472 publications in 26 languages and 81,727 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Drama  Legends  Children's audiobooks  Adventure stories  Biography  Film adaptations  War films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, Interviewee, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, wpr, Author of introduction, Contributor, Creator, Honoree, Scenarist, Collaborator, Compiler, Other
Classifications: PZ7.M82712, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Michael Morpurgo
War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

134 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 4,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges toward the enemy, witnessing the horror of the battles in France. But even in the desolation of the trenches, Joey's courage touches the soldiers around him and he is able to find warmth and hope. But his heart aches for Albert, the farmer's son he left behind. Will he ever see his true master again?
The Mozart question by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,071 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
Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

59 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,221 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 2013 in 13 languages and held by 2,491 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 )

34 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,874 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 )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,473 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
Arthur, high king of Britain by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

38 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,343 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
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quest of Sir Gawain for the Green Knight teaches him a lesson in pride, humility, and honor
The amazing story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,267 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
The butterfly lion by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

51 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,260 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
Robin of Sherwood by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,238 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
War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Recording )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,212 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
Kaspar the Titanic cat by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Johnny Trott, a bell-boy at London's Savoy Hotel in 1912, becomes caregiver to Kaspar Kandinsky, the Prince of Cats, and soon the two are stowing away on the Titanic, where they are befriended by the Stanton family of New York
An elephant in the garden by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,151 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
A medal for Leroy by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,101 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
Farm boy : the sequel to War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years, Joey was a war horse, pulling ambulance carts and artillery through the battlefields of World War I. Finally, he returned to Albert and the farm. Now, decades later, Albert's son loves to tell his own grandson stories about the remarkable horse, including its feats in the war and of the time the family risked everything betting that Joey could win a daring race
The war of Jenkins' ear by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 1,076 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
Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,060 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
King of the cloud forests by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being rescued in the mountains of Tibet by a near-human tribe who revere him as a god, Ashley must choose between returning to the violence of the village he fled and the tests of courage that await him as the tribe's god
Why the whales came by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

53 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,037 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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The Mozart question
Alternative Names
Michael Morpurgo britischer Schriftsteller

Michael Morpurgo britisk skribent og poet

Michael Morpurgo Brits schrijver

Michael Morpurgo brittisk frfattare och poet

Michael Morpurgo crivain 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

モーパーゴ, マイクル

モーパーゴ, マイケル

The Mozart questionPrivate PeacefulKensuke's kingdomWaiting for AnyaShadowArthur, high king of BritainSir Gawain and the Green KnightThe amazing story of Adolphus Tips