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Morpurgo, Michael

Overview
Works: 796 works in 3,246 publications in 15 languages and 87,297 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  History  Drama  Legends  Children's audiobooks  Arthurian romances  Diary fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, Interviewee, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, wpr, Author of introduction, Contributor, Creator, Other, Compiler, Honoree, Scenarist, Collaborator
Classifications: PR6063.O746, FIC
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War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

131 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 4,804 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
The Mozart question by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 3,885 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 )

50 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,924 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 )

86 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 4 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 )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,673 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 English and French and held by 1,497 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
An elephant in the garden by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,377 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
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quest of Sir Gawain for the Green Knight teaches him a lesson in pride, humility, and honor
Arthur, high king of Britain by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

33 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 1,253 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
War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Recording )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,241 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
Listen to the moon by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in English and held by 1,203 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
The butterfly lion by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

48 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,181 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
A medal for Leroy by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,164 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 three times to save wounded men, but was excluded from receiving special commendations due to his race
Half a man by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a young age, Michael was both fascinated by and afraid of his grandfather. Grandpa's ship was torpedoed during the Second World War, leaving him with terrible burns. Every time he came to stay, Michael was warned by his mother that he must not stare, he must not make too much noise, he must not ask Grandpa any questions about his past. As he grows older, Michael stays with his grandfather during the summer holidays and learns the story behind Grandpa's injuries, finally getting to know the real man behind the solemn figure from his childhood. Michael can see beyond the burns, and this gives him the power to begin healing scars that have divided his family for so long
Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,101 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
Farm boy : the sequel to War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,091 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 amazing story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,088 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 )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and held by 1,076 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
King of the cloud forests by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

37 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the advancing Japanese armies threaten his father's mission station in China, Ashley is sent with his Tibetan Uncle Sung on the long trek through Tibet and Nepal to India - a journey fraught with danger but made memorable by his adoption by a band of gentle Yetis who treat him as their King
The war of Jenkins' ear by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 988 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. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
 
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War horse
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 escriptor de literatura infantil britànic

Michael Morpurgo escritor de literatura infantil británico

Michael Morpurgo scriitor de literatură pentru copii britanic

Michael Morpurgo scrittore e poeta britannico

Mōpāgo, Maikeru 1943-

Morpurgo (1943- )

Morpurgo, M. (1943- )

Morpurgo, Maikls

Morpurgo, Maikls (1943- )

Morpurgo, Michael Andrew 1943-

Morpurgo, Michael Andrew Bridge

Майкл Морпурго

מורפורגו, מייקל

מורפורגו, מייקל 1943-

מורפורגו, מיקל 1943-

מייקל מורפורגו

מייקל מורפורגו סופר בריטי

مايكل موربورجو، 1943-

مایکل مورپورقو

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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The Mozart questionPrivate PeacefulKensuke's kingdomWaiting for AnyaShadowAn elephant in the gardenSir Gawain and the Green KnightArthur, high king of Britain