Short and simple language. story of heartache and sacrifice. YA that wrestles with some of the harder situations in life: loving someone else's girl, death, & guilt
War Horse: Michael Morpurgo Book in Paperback.
The Butterfly Lion - Michael Morpurgo. This was my first Morpurgo book-and still is my favourite.
Teenager Aman and his mother lose their loyal spaniel Shadow while escaping Afghanistan to flee to England. Now they must depend on a friend and his grandfather to enable Shadow's return.
An Elephant in the Garden by Michael Morpurgo, read aloud to Tess at bedtime. About one family's escape from the bombing of Dresden. With an elephant from the Dresden zoo.
'Running Wild' by Michael Morpurgo - A story with a great plotline about an orphan stranded in the jungle with an elephant.
High in the mountains, in a tiny village, an abandoned bear cub is adopted by a lonely orphan child. Soon they are the best of friends, beloved by the whole village – safe, until the arrival of a glamorous film crew who need a dancing bear…
Lizzie and Karl's mother is a zoo keeper; the family has become attached to an orphaned elephant named Marlene, who will be destroyed as a precautionary measure
War invades a peaceful English fishing community.
Rosie Amber’s Friday Five Challenge, involves taking only five minutes to choose a book cover which appeals instantly. So take a few minutes, pour yourself a coffee….and have a browse In today’s o.