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.
Saturday, 6th February 2016
“Go on loving, go on planting, live always in rhythm, in harmony with this wonderful Earth, and all shall be well.”
Michael Morpurgo’s words spoken by Jeremy Irons in this powerful new film from The Climate Coalition. Watch it, love it, and please it share far and wide to get people talking about climate change.
Michael Morpurgo is very passionate about reading for pleasure and we want to not only encourage reading, but also writing for pleasure. As part of Michael Morpurgo Month we are launching a Character Description Competition for classes and pupils at KS2 level. A lesson plan and details of the competition will be available on www.michaelmorpurgo.com from the 29th February onwards. The competition will close on 15th May 2016 so there’s plenty of time to enter!
A celebration of nature and the English countryside, the concert interweaves poems and songs that evoke the seasons and animals with Pippa’s lively comment about the people and places that she finds wherever her wellies take her.
This half-term, enter a library of books that hold more than just stories within their covers… This intimate theatrical show tells the tale of the power of books and the bravery of a young boy called Tomas. The performance includes a post-show discussion with Michael Morpurgo.
Poonamallee Productions is putting on a one-woman theatre adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s heart-breaking war story. Find out how you can support An Elephant in the Garden.