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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

Rat-a-tat-tat Band 03/Yellow

Rat-a-tat-tat Band 03/Yellow

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2005

Open the door and see who is there: a cat in a hat, a fox in socks, a dog and a frog; and they all want to play! But the final visitor is not so welcome - a dinosaur - ROAR! * Yellow/Band 3 books offer varied sentence structure and natural language. * Text type - A rhyming story with a predictable and repetitive pattern. * A storyboard on pages 14 and 15 gives children the opportunity to recap and discuss the story. * Curriculum links - Music: exploring sounds, including chants. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery. This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Woody's Week Band 02b/Red B

Woody's Week Band 02b/Red B

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2004

Gran has sent an exciting birthday present but how long will Woody have to wait for his gift, a model house, to be built? The new flatpack toy presents Woody's family with a challenge but as the days go by, Woody has an idea of his own. Who needs a kit to build a house when the gift comes in a box large enough to design a house of your own? * Red B/Band 2B books offer simple but varied text with familiar objects and actions, combined with simple story development and a satisfying conclusion. * Text type - A story with a predictable structure and patterned language. * Pages 14 and 15 feature a pictorial summary of Woody's week, providing an ideal opportunity for reinforcing the days of the week. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery. This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

The Beast

The Beast

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/08/2004

When Robbie and Gaz hear a strange howling sound in the woods behind Robbie's house, they decide it's their chance to take a photo of a big cat and make a fortune selling it to the papers. Nothing quite goes according to plan, but Robbie and Gaz end up famous for entirely different reasons. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Letter from America

Letter from America

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/04/2004

Much to Tommo's dismay, his teacher wants everyone in the class to have a penpal. But he's in for a big surprise! Share Tommo's sad times and his happy times - and meet Shelley who raps, rhymes and jokes in her letters from America..

Bug Club Independent Comic Year 1 Green Super Gloop

Bug Club Independent Comic Year 1 Green Super Gloop

Author: Michaela Morgan, Jan Prelutsky, Jess Mikhail Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2001

There are two separate stories in this comic, Horribilly's Music is based on the familiar character from the Green Level fiction books. In this story, Horribilly has trouble finding a musical instrument to suit him. In addition, there is an illustrated poem and a short piece of Non-fiction about cooking. 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 - all levels Phonics phase: 5

Bug Club Green C/1B Horribilly: Swampy Mess 6-pack

Bug Club Green C/1B Horribilly: Swampy Mess 6-pack

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 10/09/2001

This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this Green-C level Horribilly book: When Horribilly breaks a school chair, the children decide to put on an art show to raise money to buy a new one. Horribilly paints an extra SPECIAL painting for the show, but spills water on it. Things go from bad to worse...

Bug Club Guided Fiction Year Two White B The Pirate and the Potter Family: Set Sail for School

Bug Club Guided Fiction Year Two White B The Pirate and the Potter Family: Set Sail for School

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2001

The Potter family are having a great time at sea until they realise that Captain Kev cannot count! So the twins and Captain Kev go to school. Captain Kev sorts out the bullies and becomes the star of the school, but one day he feels sad. When everyone learns that it's his birthday they celebrate, and he is happy again. 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 B Phonics phase: 6

Sausage and the Spooks

Sausage and the Spooks

Author: Michaela Morgan, Dee Shulman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/07/2001

One of four Silly Sausage titles in the Rockets series for children just beginning to enjoy reading. Who's ever heard of a dog that's scared of cats? Fitz and Spatz the cats can't stop laughing at Sausage. Then one night they all get to the haunted house and the laughing turns into something else...Ages 5-7+

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