Are Michael Morpurgo books suitable for 9 year olds?

Are Michael Morpurgo books suitable for 9 year olds?

As a general guide, the books on this page are suitable for young people aged from about nine years up. Click here to read more about Michael Morpurgo.

Is Michael Morpurgo for kids?

Sir Michael Andrew Bridge Morpurgo, OBE, FRSL, FKC (born Michael Andrew Bridge; 5 October 1943) is an English book author, poet, playwriter, and librettist who is known best for children’s novels such as War Horse (1982)….Michael Morpurgo.

Sir Michael Morpurgo OBE FRSL FKC
Children 3

What age is Michael Morpurgo suitable for?

Michael Morpurgo is an English author who writes fantastic books for children aged about 10-14 years.

How many children’s books has Michael Morpurgo written?

He set up “Farms for City Children” charity with his wife Clare in 1976 after leaving his job as a teacher that he held for ten years. Both Michael and his wife were awarded an MBE for services to youth in 1999 and in 2006, Michael also received an OBE from the Queen. Michael Morpurgo has written over 120 books.

Is Private Peaceful suitable for 10 year olds?

The story is told by Tommo looking back in the dark hours after a court martial, the themes of family, love, class and the futility of war coming through clearly and poignantly. But since it’s obvious war is hell this is unsuitable for younger children.

What is Michael Morpurgo’s Favourite book?

It would have to be The Elephant’s Child by Rudyard Kipling; it’s the book my mother read to me and my brother Pieter over and over again because we asked for it all the time and because I loved to hear her voice reading it to me.

Why was Morpurgo given the title of children’s Laureate?

In 2003, Sir Michael Morpurgo became the third Children’s Laureate, a scheme he helped to establish with the late Poet Laureate Ted Hughes to reward a lifetime contribution to children’s literature and highlight the importance of the role of children’s books.

Is The Butterfly Lion a sad story?

I think its so sad when Bertie (who is the main character) he is separated from his white Lion just so he could go to school in Britain and so the lion is sent to the circus. This is such a sad book but has such a happy ending. If you love sad books with happy endings then this book is for you.

Who are Clare and Michael Morpurgo?

Michael Morpurgo said: “ For Clare and I to become patrons of Seven Stories is the equivalent of us both becoming knights of the Round Table – she is Guinevere and I am Lancelot! For Seven Stories in Newcastle is the Camelot of the world of children’s books.

How many books has Michael Morpurgo written for children?

Michael Morpurgo has written over 100 books for children, from picture books for younger children to novels aimed at young teenagers. If you’d like to read reviews of the books for older children – the ones that my nephew recommended and which I then went on to read myself – click here.

Who is Michael Morpurgo and why is he famous?

Michael Morpurgo is an English author who writes fantastic books for children aged about 10-14 years. His most famous book is War Horse which has been made into a play and now a movie. I had never heard of Michael Morpurgo or any of his books until my nephew, Riley, introduced me to them on a family holiday back in 2011.

Why have Michael and Clare Almond joined seven stories as patrons?

David Almond said: “What a joy it is to have Michael and Clare joining Seven Stories as Patrons. Like everyone associated with this wonderful organisation, they believe that books and storytelling nourish, entertain, inform and inspire children, and that they form the beating heart of our culture.