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Greatest Magical Stories, chosen by Michael Morpurgo

Written by Michael Morpurgo

Illustrated by Various Illustrators

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Anthologies Fantasy / Magical Featured Books for 5+ readers Featured Books for 7+ readers Traditional Tales

Greatest Magical Stories, chosen by Michael Morpurgo Synopsis

Award-winning children's writer and former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo has collected his greatest magical stories from all around the world and put them in one place. Here! From tiny heroes to talking frogs, and meddling fairies to mysterious sea creatures, this is a timeless collection to treasure forever. Beautiful colour illustrations bring the magical text to life.

There are lots of stories to choose from, including The Frog Prince, Sleeping Beauty, and a retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk written by Michael Morpurgo. So whether you're looking for a quick read or a longer story to lose yourself in, something to read alone or a tale to share, there's a great magical story within for everyone to find. A sumptuous gift edition for young readers to treasure.

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ISBN: 9780192766779
Publication date: 06/09/2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780192767363
Publication date: 05/10/2017
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780192767363
Publication date: 5th October 2017
Author: Michael Morpurgo
Illustrator: Various Illustrators
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 256 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: Anthologies, Fantasy / Magical, Traditional Tales

About Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo, began writing stories in the early '70's, in response to the children in his class at the primary school where he taught in Kent.  One of the UK’s best-loved authors and storytellers, Michael was appointed Children’s Laureate in 2003, a post he helped to set up with Ted Hughes in 1999. He was awarded an OBE in 2007 and a Knighthood in the New Year’s Honours in 2018 for services to literature and charity. He has written over 150 books, including The Butterfly Lion, Kensuke’s Kingdom, Why the Whales Came, The Mozart Question, ...

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