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Michaela Morgan - Author

About the Author

Michaela Morgan was born in Manchester which she left in order to misspend her youth in more exotic locations.

She now spends six months of the year in Brighton (where sadly she has yet to fulfil her potential as a rollerblader) and six months keeping warm on the Cote d’Azur.

She was educated at the Universities of Warwick (BA Hons English), Leicester (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) and Cambridge (Further Studies in Education).

Michaela has taught a wide age range, from bright-eyed infants to jaded fraudsters. She was a writer in residence in prisons and has run many workshops for children and adults.

A popular speaker at national and international conferences, her work includes a British Council sponsored trip to South Africa to give talks and run workshops with teachers in townships. She has also visited schools in France and Spain.

In the UK she has spoken at: UKRA conference, Primary English conference, the University of Leicester School of Education, University of Nottingham School of Education and the Federation of Children’s Books. She has contributed to many conferences and INSETs.

Featured books by Michaela Morgan

Walter Tull's Scrapbook

Walter Tull's Scrapbook

7+ readers 9+ readers

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/10/2012

Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2013 - Best Book with Facts    Scrapbook in personal jottings, photos and picture of a pioneering black footballer and British officer in the First World War.

Other books by Michaela Morgan

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 10 More Pack B: Dustbin

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 10 More Pack B: Dustbin

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2020

Meet Dustbin the dog in Dustbin. Dustbin eats anything and everything. He likes chewing socks, shoes, books, bones, tables and chairs. It's his favourite thing to do. What will happen when Dustbin is put on a diet? TreeTops Fiction contains a wide range of quality stories enabling children to explore and develop their own reading tastes and interests. It contains stories from a variety of genres including humour, sci-fi, adventure, mystery and historical fiction. These exciting stories are ideal for introducing children to a wide selection of authors and illustrators. There is huge variety to ensure every reader finds books they will enjoy and can read. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 12 More Pack A: Shelley Holmes Ace Detective

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 12 More Pack A: Shelley Holmes Ace Detective

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2020

Shelley has a brilliant idea in Shelley Holmes Ace Detective. She decides to be a detective. With the help of her best friend and her dog, she uncovers a mystery that threatens all the animals in the neighbourhood. TreeTops Fiction contains a wide range of quality stories enabling children to explore and develop their own reading tastes and interests. It contains stories from a variety of genres including humour, sci-fi, adventure, mystery and historical fiction. These exciting stories are ideal for introducing children to a wide selection of authors and illustrators. There is huge variety to ensure every reader finds books they will enjoy and can read. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Respect The Walter Tull Story

Respect The Walter Tull Story

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2020

Tully and his brother don't have much. But they do have each other. And Tully has an amazing talent. Football. But when the First World War begins, Tully must fight for respect on the battlefield not the pitch ... Based on the amazing true story of Walter Tull, a First World War hero and one of the first black British professional football players. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

The Thing in the Basement: A Bloomsbury Reader

The Thing in the Basement: A Bloomsbury Reader

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

A spooky school-set mystery from Michaela Morgan. Perfect for fans of Anne Fine and Pamela Butchart. There's a thing in the basement of Scott's new school and it's a thing only Mr Crawley can control. There's a thing in the basement of Scott's new school and it flashes and ROARS! There's a thing in the basement of Scott's new school and surely it can't be a dragon... or can it? This mysterious adventure from Michaela Morgan has quirky black-and-white illustrations by Doffy Weir and is perfect for children who are developing as readers. The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with brilliant books to get children reading independently in Key Stage 2, with book-banded stories by award-winning authors like double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean and Waterstones Prize winner Patrice Lawrence covering a wide range of genres and topics. With charming illustrations and online guided reading notes written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), this series is ideal for reading both in the classroom and at home. For more information visit www.bloomsburyguidedreading.com. Book Band: Brown Ideal for ages 7+

Knock! Knock! Open the Door

Knock! Knock! Open the Door

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

Where is that special person Mum and Dad promised to bring home? There are lots of knocks at the door as new animal friends come calling, but none of them are quite who this little toddler is expecting. She's waiting for someone cuddly like her friend the polar bear, bouncy like the kangaroo, AND noisy like the dinosaur. Who can it be? An adorably funny rhyming story with large flaps to lift and sweet animal illustrations.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Reflect: Oxford Level 19: Adam's Diary

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Reflect: Oxford Level 19: Adam's Diary

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2019

Ingredients for a new life: rubble, fear, escape, long journey, new country, new school, loneliness, worry hope? Adam is a refugee trying to start his life again in the UK, as his dad works to reunite their family. Adam's diary will take you into his world, where life will never be the same but a shared meal might be the key to sharing smiles once again. Reflect is a series of emotionally powerful books with realistic settings, carefully crafted to promote thoughtful discussions and develop higher-level reading comprehension. Written by top childrens authors and developed with Literacy expert and Series Editor Nikki Gamble, these are books you can trust to engage, entertain and support childrens personal development. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to stories with the right depth and complexity for them, and helping them to progress. Each book contains inside cover notes to help children deepen their understanding and support their reading comprehension. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links to relationships education and support literacy skills.

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