A timeless collection to capture our literary heritage
Shortlisted for the Children's Book Award; won a BBC Talent award;
and shortlisted for Writers' Guild Best Children's TV Script, 1995.
Michael Morpurgo is one of the UK's most well-known and best-loved
authors. A prolific writer, he has won numerous awards and was the
Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005. His world-famous War Horse
met with international acclaim and has been made into a stage play
and a film. Kimberley Reynolds is Professor of Childrens
Literature at Newcastle University. She has advised on and contributed to many children's literature broadcasts, programmes, films and other projects, including for the V&A Museum, British Library and British
Council. In 2013 she won the International Brothers Grimm Award for an outstanding body of research into children's literature. She is a trustee of Seven Stories, the National Centre for Childrens Books in Newcastle and was a founder-member of the UK Childrens Laureate.