Michael Morpurgo’s books are enjoyed and celebrated by thousands of readers. Many of Michael’s stories are re-told in different ways, from stage performances and blockbuster films, to concerts with his wonderful words set to music. Michael supports many charities and always finds the time to meet his fans at special reading events.
Thursday, 5th March 2015
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.
Redeem your £1 book token in any participating store. You can also download the Best Mates Animal Wordsearch to find the names of Michael Morpurgo’s most memorable animal characters?
You can find out more about World Book Day 2015 at www.worldbookday.com
A great new selection of new activity sheets from your favourite Michael Morprugo books are now available to download in time for the Easter break!
Based on Michael Morpurgo’s The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, 946 explodes everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings.
Adapted by John Tams and sung by John Tams and Barry Coope, this concert is the closest of all the adaptations to the original book, in which the voice of the storyteller is Joey, the horse sold away to the army to go to the front in 1914.