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Michael Morpurgo

Autor(a) de War Horse

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About the Author

British author Michael Morpurgo was born in St. Albans, Hertforshire in 1943. He attended the University of London and studied English and French. He became a primary school teacher in Kent for about ten years. He and his wife Clare started a charity called Farms for City Children. They currently mostrar mais own three farms where over 2000 children a year stay for a week and experience the countryside by taking part in purposeful farmwork. He has published over 100 books and several screenplays. He won the 1995 Whitbread Children's Book Award for The Wreck of the Zanzibar, the 1996 Nestle Smarties Book Prize for The Butterfly Lion, and the 2000 Children's Book Award for Kensuke's Kingdom. Private Peaceful won the 2005 Red House Children's Book Award and the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award. Five of his books have been made into movies and two have been adapted for television. He was named as the third Children's Laureate in May 2003. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Michael Morpurgo

War Horse (1982) 3,689 exemplares
Kensuke's Kingdom (1999) 1,711 exemplares
Private Peaceful (2003) 1,625 exemplares
The Butterfly Lion (1996) 855 exemplares
Shadow (2010) 816 exemplares
An Elephant in the Garden (2010) 774 exemplares
Waiting for Anya (1990) 727 exemplares
The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips (2006) — Narrador, algumas edições634 exemplares
Why the Whales Came (1985) 625 exemplares
The Wreck of the Zanzibar (1995) 482 exemplares
Born to Run (2006) 480 exemplares
Farm Boy (1997) 468 exemplares
Alone on a Wide Wide Sea (2006) 460 exemplares
Kaspar: Prince of Cats (2008) 459 exemplares
Beowulf (2006) 388 exemplares
Arthur, High King of Britain (1994) 383 exemplares
Running Wild (2009) 358 exemplares
King of the Cloud Forests (1987) 335 exemplares
The Mozart Question (2006) 313 exemplares
Toro! Toro! (2001) 287 exemplares
Twist of Gold (1983) 272 exemplares
Dear Olly (2000) 268 exemplares
The Dancing Bear (1994) 259 exemplares
Cool! (1963) 258 exemplares
Escape from Shangri-La (1998) 258 exemplares
Friend or Foe (1977) 247 exemplares
Listen to the Moon (2014) 246 exemplares
My Friend Walter (1988) 244 exemplares
Mr Nobody's Eyes (1989) 231 exemplares
A Medal for Leroy (2012) 219 exemplares
Billy the Kid (2000) 210 exemplares
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (2004) 209 exemplares
The Ghost of Grania O'Malley (1996) 202 exemplares
The War of Jenkins' Ear (1993) 196 exemplares
Wombat Goes Walkabout (1999) 190 exemplares
Long Way Home (1975) 183 exemplares
An Eagle in the Snow (2015) 179 exemplares
Little Manfred (2011) 179 exemplares
Little Foxes (1800) 179 exemplares
The Sleeping Sword (2002) 177 exemplares
I Believe in Unicorns (1757) 177 exemplares
The Nine Lives of Montezuma (1993) 150 exemplares
Out of the Ashes (2001) 120 exemplares
The Sandman and the Turtles (1991) 109 exemplares
The Last Wolf (2002) 105 exemplares
The Kites Are Flying! (2009) 95 exemplares
Robin of Sherwood (1996) 91 exemplares
The Silver Swan (1600) 89 exemplares
Joan of Arc (1998) 87 exemplares
Tom's Sausage Lion (1987) 80 exemplares
Outlaw: The Story of Robin Hood (2012) 80 exemplares
Half a Man (2014) 77 exemplares
Not Bad for a Bad Lad (2010) 74 exemplares
Mr Skip (2002) 74 exemplares
Where My Wellies Take Me (2012) 73 exemplares
Gentle Giant (1600) 71 exemplares
Meeting Cezanne (2004) 69 exemplares
This Morning I Met a Whale (2008) 68 exemplares
Hansel and Gretel (2007) 68 exemplares
From Hereabout Hill (1600) 66 exemplares
On Angel Wings (1728) 64 exemplares
Pinocchio by Pinocchio (2013) 63 exemplares
Sparrow: The Story of Joan of Arc (2012) 61 exemplares
The Puffin Keeper (2020) 60 exemplares
The Fox and the Ghost King (1747) 60 exemplares
Wartman (1998) 59 exemplares
Flamingo Boy (2018) 57 exemplares
Cockadoodle-Doo, Mr Sultana! (1998) 57 exemplares
Cool as a Cucumber (2003) 56 exemplares
Jo-Jo the Melon Donkey (1736) 56 exemplares
Homecoming (2012) 53 exemplares
Who's a Big Bully Then? (2000) 52 exemplares
Coming Home (2016) 52 exemplares
Conker (1987) 51 exemplares
Black Queen (Young Corgi) (1600) 51 exemplares
Mairi's Mermaid (1994) 51 exemplares
The Pied Piper of Hamelin (2000) 45 exemplares
Colly's Barn (1991) 43 exemplares
It's a Dog's Life (1600) 42 exemplares
Dolphin Boy (2004) 39 exemplares
Best Mates (2015) 39 exemplares
Red Eyes at Night (Read Alone) (1998) 39 exemplares
The Day the World Stopped Turning (2019) 36 exemplares
Fox Friend (2006) 35 exemplares
Mossop's Last Chance (1988) 35 exemplares
War: Stories of Conflict (2005) 34 exemplares
Snakes and Ladders (1994) 33 exemplares
Because a Fire Was in My Head (2001) 31 exemplares
The Rainbow Bear (1999) 31 exemplares
Mum's the Word (Jets) (1995) 30 exemplares
Boy Giant: Son of Gulliver (2019) 28 exemplares
Poppy Field (2018) 27 exemplares
Alien Invasion! (Mudpuddle Farm) (2008) 27 exemplares
Jigger's Day Off (Jets) (1990) 27 exemplares
Blodin the Beast (1995) 25 exemplares
Greatest Animal Stories (2016) 24 exemplares
In the Mouth of the Wolf (2018) 24 exemplares
The Best of Times (2009) 24 exemplares
Albertine, Goose Queen (1989) 24 exemplares
All I Said Was (2014) 20 exemplares
Beauty and the Beast (2012) 20 exemplares
Ghostly Haunts (1994) — Editor — 19 exemplares
Grandpa Christmas (2018) — Autor — 19 exemplares
Wild at Heart: Animal Stories (2008) 18 exemplares
Michael Morpurgo 16-Book Box Set (2010) 18 exemplares
My Father Is a Polar Bear (2015) 18 exemplares
Martians at Mudpuddle Farm (1992) 18 exemplares
Sam's Duck (Picture Lions) (1996) 17 exemplares
Pigs Might Fly! (Mudpuddle Farm) (2008) 17 exemplares
Mimi and the Mountain Dragon (2014) 17 exemplares
The Giant's Necklace (2016) 16 exemplares
And Pigs Might Fly! (1991) 16 exemplares
The Castle In The Field (2013) 15 exemplares
Clare and her Captain (2015) 14 exemplares
Lucky Button (2017) — Autor — 14 exemplares
Little Albatross (2004) 13 exemplares
All Around the Year (1979) 13 exemplares
Island Tales (2013) 11 exemplares
Snug (Little Gems) (2013) 11 exemplares
Greatest Magical Stories (2018) — Editor; Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
When Fishes Flew (2021) 10 exemplares
The Goose is Getting Fat (2013) 10 exemplares
There Once Is a Queen (2022) 9 exemplares
Michael Morpurgo Collection (2015) 9 exemplares
Michael Morpurgo Collection (2012) 7 exemplares
War Horse picture book (2020) 7 exemplares
We are Not Frogs (2016) 6 exemplares
Didn't We Have a Lovely Time! (2016) 6 exemplares
More Muck and Magic (2001) 6 exemplares
Morpurgo 16 Set Collection (2013) 5 exemplares
Our Jacko (2018) 5 exemplares
Stories of King Arthur (2014) 4 exemplares
War Horse (Dominoes, Level 2) (2013) 4 exemplares
Living Poets (1974) 4 exemplares
Everywhere (Elsewhere Book 4) (2012) 4 exemplares
Cock Crow (2005) 4 exemplares
Old Sticky (1991) 3 exemplares
Owl or Pussycat? (2020) 3 exemplares
La grande chorale du monde (2021) 3 exemplares
Carnival of the Animals (2021) 3 exemplares
The Boy Who Would Be King (2023) 2 exemplares
Cân o Falchder 2 exemplares
Waiting For Peace War Stories (2020) 2 exemplares
MISS WIRTLES REVENGE (1981) 2 exemplares
It Never Rained (1974) 2 exemplares
Magical myths and legends (2018) 2 exemplares
De laatste wolf (2002) 1 exemplar
Le cygne argenté 1 exemplar
L'UOMO DEL FARO (2022) 1 exemplar
De l'immigré au chibani (2015) 1 exemplar
War stories (2010) 1 exemplar
The great war 1 exemplar
The Story-Teller (1976) 1 exemplar
Savas Ati (2010) 1 exemplar
Rex, le chien de ferme (2021) 1 exemplar
Times of War Collection (2012) 1 exemplar
L'espasa adormida (2005) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

O Principezinho (1943) — Tradutor, algumas edições44,063 exemplares
My Family and Other Animals (1953) — Introdução, algumas edições5,219 exemplares
Carrie's War (1973) — Introdução, algumas edições939 exemplares
War Horse [2011 film] (2012) — Original novel — 302 exemplares
War Horse (Oxford Playscript) (2007) — Original book — 184 exemplares
Jim Davis (1911) — Introdução, algumas edições144 exemplares
Free? Stories About Human Rights (2009) — Contribuidor — 118 exemplares
The Great War: Stories Inspired by Items from the First World War (2015) — Contribuidor — 105 exemplares
Collected Poems for Children (2005) — Narrador, algumas edições98 exemplares
The English Landscape: Its Character and Diversity (1700) — Contribuidor — 76 exemplares
Horse Tales (1976) — Contribuidor — 73 exemplares
Ox-Tales: Water (2009) — Contribuidor — 69 exemplares
Line of Fire: Diary of an Unknown Soldier (2011) — Introdução, algumas edições59 exemplares
Centuries of Stories (1999) — Contribuidor — 57 exemplares
Oliver Twist [adapted - Lesley Baxter] (1996) — Introdução, algumas edições38 exemplares
The Trench: Life and Death on The Western Front 1914-1918 (2014) — Prefácio — 22 exemplares
The Puffin Book of Ghosts and Ghouls (1992) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
War and Peace: A Collection of Classic Poetry and Prose (2004) — Introdução — 11 exemplares
Contos Coragem 1 exemplar

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Estatísticas

Obras
246
Also by
23
Membros
25,608
Popularidade
#816
Avaliação
4.2
Críticas
555
ISBN
1,737
Línguas
26
Marcado como favorito
21

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