Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo is a popular children's author. He has won many literary awards and is the author of books such as War Horse and Private Peaceful.

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Michael Morpurgo

How many books has Michael Morpurgo written?

Michael Morpurgo has written over 100 children's books.

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What are 5 songs that relate to the novel Private Peaceful?

1. Promises to Keep

2. Private Peaceful

3. Ten to Midnight

4. Wee, Sleekit, Cow’rin

5. Dust to Dust

6. Grandma Wolf

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What is Michael Morpurgo's favorite color?

Michael Morpurgos Favourite colour is Purple.

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How should private peaceful end?

Great book that - such a sad ending!

Aren't you meant to think of this yourself? Is it an assignment? Oh whatever.

I think Tommo should've taken the bullet for Charlie. Then with Charlie and Molly's baby there would have been a Tommo living on...

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What books has Michael Morpurgo written?

There does not seem to be a complete bibliography for Michael Morpurgo, perhaps because he has said himself that some of his earlier books were not very good.

Try the link below.

Out of over 120 books, some of the better known are:

  • Alone on a Wide Wide Sea
  • The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips
  • And Pigs Might Fly!
  • Arthur High King of Britain
  • The Best Christmas Present in the World
  • Billy the Kid
  • Black Queen
  • Blodin the Beast
  • Born to Run
  • The Butterfly Lion
  • Cockadoodle-doo, Mr Sultana
  • Colly's Barn Conker
  • Cool
  • Cool as a Cucumber
  • The Dancing Bear
  • Dear Olly,
  • Dolphin Boy
  • Escape from Shangri-La
  • Farm Boy
  • Friend or Foe
  • The Gentle Giant
  • The Ghost of Grania O'Malley
  • Hansel and Gretel
  • I Believe in Unicorns
  • Jigger's Day Off
  • Joan of Arc
  • Jo-Jo the Melon Donkey
  • Kaspar
  • Kensuke's Kingdom
  • King of the Cloud Forests
  • The Last Wolf
  • Little Albatross
  • Little Foxes
  • Long Way Home
  • Martians at Mudpuddle Farm
  • Mossop's Last Chance
  • The Mozart Question
  • Mr Nobody's Eyes
  • Mr Skip
  • Mum's the Word
  • My Friend Walter
  • The Nine Lives of Montezuma
  • On Angel Wings
  • Out of the Ashes
  • Private Peaceful
  • The Rainbow Bear
  • Red Eyes at Night
  • Robin of Sherwood
  • The Sandman and the Turtles
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • The Silver Swan
  • The Sleeping Sword
  • This Morning I Met a Whale
  • Tom's Sausage Lion
  • Toro! Toro
  • Twist of Gold
  • A Visit to the Farm
  • Waiting for Anya
  • War Horse
  • Wartman
  • Who's a Big Bully Then?
  • Why the Whales Came
  • Wombat Goes Walkabout
  • The Wreck of the Zanzibar
Michael Morpurgo

Who are Michael Morpurgo's children?

Michael Morpurgo's three children are called Sebastian, Horatio, and Rosalind

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When did Michael Morpurgo Die?

He is 67 And not dead!
Author Michael Morpurgo is alive and well - December 2012.

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What was Michael Morpurgo's first book?

His first book is called It Never Rained a collection of short stories for children published in 1974.

This was followed by his first novel, Long Way Homepublished in 1975.

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What is Michael Morpurgo's favorite book that he wrote?


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Who were Michael Morpurgo's parents?

Michael Bridge Morpurgo's parents both worked in the theater. Kippe and Anthony van Bridge were married with two children when Anthony went off to fight in WW2.

Kippe became involved with Jack Morpurgo while her husband was away. She wanted to marry him. When he returned from the war, Michael's father decided to step out of the picture and leave the new family intact and he emigrated to Canada. Michael was two years old. He, his older brother Pieter and his mother all took the last name of "Morpurgo".

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What subjects does Michael Morpurgo write about?


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What is molly like in private peaceful?

She is very kind, loving and caring.

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What is Michael Morpurgo's favorite food?


William Shakespeare
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What was Shakespeare's father's job?

William's father, John Shakespeare, was a glover and leather merchant in Stratford -upon-Avon
John Shakespeare made gloves and was a merchant of leather.
Shakespears father was John Shakespeare, he was a Glover, a whittawer or a person who worked with white leather, a Farmer and later in life he became an Alderman. Source Wikipedia.

Michael Morpurgo

When was Michael Morpurgo born?

The famous writer of children's fiction was born on October 5, 1943.

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What school did Michael Morpurgo go to?

Michael Morpurgo was educated at schools in central London, Devon, Sussex and Kent.

He attended the independent prep school Mount House in Devon, He then went to The King's School, an independent school in Canterbury.

He later trained for the British Army at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

He graduated with a 3rd class degree in English and French from King's College London.

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Is Michael morpurgo dead or alive?


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When did Michael Morpurgo start writing?

It is not clear when Michael started writing.

As a school teacher he would read stories to his class to maintain their attention at the end of the day and then went on to making up his own stories.

His first book, a collection of short stories was published in 1974.

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What kind of books does Michael Morpurgo write?

write war book about how people feel

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What are Michael Morpurgo's hobbies?

He loves playing tennis and football.

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What pets does Michael Morpurgo have?


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How many pets does Michael Morpurgo have?


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Where does Michael Morpurgo live?

In Devon with his wife.

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What are some quotes in private peaceful for when big joe goes missing?

wow where am i

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Why is it Michael's Morpurgos favourite book Pigs com to town?

because it is


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