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A marvellously funny tale by master storyteller, Michael Morpurgo. A rich and greedy sultan meets his match in a VERY cheeky little red rooster... Hilariously wacky tale by bestselling author of War Horse.
A rich and greedy sultan loves his jewels more than anything, so when he loses a diamond button he is furious! Especially as a naughty little red rooster seems determined to keep it...
Praise for Michael Morpurgo:
Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects. - Daily Telegraph
There are few children's writers as compelling as Michael Morpurgo. - Daily Express
Morpurgo's gift is to make this long-ago world of danger and heartbreak accessible without ever patronising his young readers. - Sunday Mercury
Morpurgo, as always, is subtle and skillful, and incorporates social and moral issues into his writing without being self-righteous or detracting from the quality of the narrative Elizabeth Reilly - British Council
The former children's laureate has the happy knack of speaking to both child and adult readers. -The Guardian
|Publication date:||1st March 2013|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers|
Winner of J M Barrie Award 2016 March 16 was Michael Morpurgo month on Lovereading4kids - click here to view the favourites we selected on themes of Legends, Animals, War and Journeys. Michael Morpurgo, OBE, MBE, is one of the UK’s best-loved authors and storytellers. He was appointed Children’s Laureate in May 2003, a post he helped to set up with his friend Ted Hughes in 1999. He was awarded an OBE for services to Literature in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2007. He has written over 120 books, including Kensuke’s Kingdom which won the Children’...More About Michael Morpurgo