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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

Project X Origins: Turquoise Book Band, Oxford Level 7: Discovery: Tiger's Discovery

Project X Origins: Turquoise Book Band, Oxford Level 7: Discovery: Tiger's Discovery

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2014

Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. Miss Jones has lost her earring in Tiger's Discovery, and Tiger is keen to help her find it. A micro-sized Tiger is soon looking in teacups and drainpipes in the hope that the earring will be found. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.

Charming! A Cinderella Story

Charming! A Cinderella Story

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2012

Elsie Cole turns into LC Cool when she joins a hip- hop class and turns into a dancing princess - will her prince charming take notice? Elsie Cole is not cool - which Kitty and her posse are always quick to remind her, and her crush, Guy, doesn't know she exists. Then Charmaine comes to town and together the two join a hip-hop class where they are renamed LC Cool and Charmy. When the dance group enters a talent contest, Elsie must win the competition against the nasty Kitty and try to charm her prince into noticing her - but will she be able to do it without making a fool of herself? A hilarious girly read, and with a reading age of 8 it is also suitable for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Respect

Respect

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/10/2011

Powerful and inspiring story of Walter Tull, in a brand new edition to commemorate the centenary of World War One. The inspiring true story of Walter Tull, who overcame a tough childhood in a Children's Home to become the first black Premier League football player and the first black infantry officer in the British Army. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 9: Mulan

Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 9: Mulan

Author: Michaela Morgan, Nikki Gamble, Pam Dowson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2011

Mulan is the story of a brave girl who decides to protect her family by going to fight for her country. To become a soldier, she must pretend to be a boy and learn to fight and outsmart her enemies. Will anyone see through her disguise? This charming story written by Michaela Morgan and beautifully illustrated by Steve Dorado will capture your child's imagination! It has been sensitively rewritten to enable your child to read it with confidence whilst capturing the magic of the original tale. There are useful tips for parents and an engaging story map inside the book to help you and your child retell the story together. The Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales series includes 40 of the best known stories from all over the world, which have been passed down for generations. They are a perfect introduction to different cultures, traditions and morals. All the stories are carefully levelled to Oxford Reading Tree levels and matched to the phonic progression in Letters and Sounds enabling your children to read the stories independently. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.

Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 9: Beauty and the Beast

Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 9: Beauty and the Beast

Author: Michaela Morgan, Nikki Gamble, Pam Dowson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2011

Beauty and the Beast is the story of kind Bella, who is unwittingly promised to a beast by her father. She has to live with him in his enchanted palace, and overcome her fear of his appearance to break the magic spell that binds him. This engaging story written by Michaela Morgan and charmingly illustrated by Graham Philpot will capture your child's imagination! It has been sensitively rewritten to enable your child to read it with confidence whilst capturing the magic of the original tale. There are useful tips for parents and an engaging story map inside the book to help you and your child retell the story together. The Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales series includes 40 of the best known stories from all over the world, which have been passed down for generations. They are a perfect introduction to different cultures, traditions and morals. All the stories are carefully levelled to Oxford Reading Tree levels and matched to the phonic progression in Letters and Sounds enabling your children to read the stories independently. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.

Bug Club Guided Fiction Year Two White A All at Sea

Bug Club Guided Fiction Year Two White A All at Sea

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2010

The Potters and Captain Kev love life on the high seas. One day a ship is sighted full of pirates. They are not as nice as Kev and try to take various things. Dad shows them the pirate code so they have to fight to sort things out. The family outwit the bad pirates and end up befriending them. Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools Helps your child develop reading fluency and confidence Suitable for children age 6-7 (Year 2) Book band: White A Phonics phase: 6

Bug Club Guided Fiction Year 1 Green A Horribilly: Slow and Sticky

Bug Club Guided Fiction Year 1 Green A Horribilly: Slow and Sticky

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2010

On Sports Day at Golden Pond School, Horribilly is in the Red Team with his friends. He tries his best but he is too slow and sticky to win any of the races. Horribilly is very upset so his friends come up with a plan to cheer him up. They enter him into the egg and spoon race and he wins. Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools Helps your child develop reading fluency and confidence Suitable for children age 5-6 (Year 1) Book band: Green A Phonics phase: 6

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