Michael Morpurgo was 2003-2005 Children's Laureate, has written
over 100 books and is the winner of many awards, including the
Whitbread Children's Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize, the Blue
Peter Award and the Red House Children's Book Award. His books are
translated and read around the world and his hugely popular novel
War Horse is now both a critically acclaimed stage play and
a highly successful film. Michael and his wife, Clare, live in
Devon. Visit Michael's website at: www.michaelmorpurgo.com.
Briony May Smith graduated in 2014 with a First Class BA (Hons) from Falmouth University. She is now a freelance illustrator specializing in children's books and graphic novels, and in 2015 her first picture book, Imelda and the Goblin King, was published by Flying Eye Books. Briony currently lives in Berkshire.
Beautifully presented in a small hardback with stunning
illustrations and delicious glossy pages, this is a treat for the
senses. * Read Plus *
"Now in paperback, a stunningly illustrated edition of his Cornish ghost story." * The Bookseller *
"It blew me away and I had to go back and read the book through again. That's no hardship though - the writing is wonderfully clear and very accessible. [...] Briony May Smith's illustrations not only support the story - they add to it, particularly at the points when Cherry is frightened." * thebookbag.co.uk *