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Singing for Mrs Pettigrew : a story-maker's journey

Author: Michael Morpurgo; Peter Bailey
Publisher: London : Walker, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of short stories, alternating with essays about writing. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Children's stories
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Morpurgo; Peter Bailey
ISBN: 9781406300765 1406300764
OCLC Number: 70128278
Description: 267 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Explain yourself : an introduction --
Meeting Cézanne --
An art and a craft and a marvellous magic --
The giant's necklace --
We are what we read --
I believe in unicorns --
We are what we write --
My one and only great escape --
Where the heart is --
My father is a polar bear --
Go west, young man --
The silver swan --
Islands of inspiration --
The Mozart question --
From wombles to war --
What does it feel like? --
Half a man --
I was there with horses too --
For Carlos, a letter from your father --
Sean Rafferty --
Singing for Mrs Pettigrew.
Responsibility: by Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Peter Bailey.

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Contains short stories, essays and commentaries to illuminate the craft of storytelling. Analyzing various aspects of writing - character, plot, sources and inspiration, retelling and biography -  Read more...

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"Here is a laureate with the imaginative force to wrest children from the numbness of a dreary education. It is Morpurgo's time to loom large in the lives of others." The Guardian"

 
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