edit]. Born in 1943, Morpurgo's biological father was actor Tony Van Bridge. His
mother, Kippe Cammaerts (otherwise Catherine Noel ...
He spends about half his life mucking out sheds with the children, feeding sheep
or milking cows; the other half he spends dreaming up and writing stories.
Michael Morpurgo is the author of Private Peaceful, Kensuke's Kingdom, The
Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, and War Horse.
Dec 16, 2011 ... Michael Morpurgo, 68, was born in St Albans. After university, he became a
teacher, and in 1974 published his first book for children, It Never ...
So the only way to do it was to have a horse in the middle of the conflict, seeing the war through British eyes, British tongues. And the point of that really, I suppose, is that at heart, I'm a pacifist.
No. She comes because she's with her daughter, who is horse mad... More »
Oct 4, 2013 ... Here are 15 facts about Michael Morpurgo, the famous English children's author.
Michael Morpurgo was born on 5th October 1943 in St Albans, ...
Born in 1943 Michael Morpurgo describes himself as 'oldish'. Married to Clare,
father to three children and grandfather to six he has written over 100 titles for ...
Michael Morpurgo is the author of many books for children, five of which have ... a
father and grandfather, so children have always played a large part in his life.
The award-winning children's writer Michael Morpurgo was born in 1943. ... Set
during World War I, Private Peaceful charts eight hours in the life of Tommo, ...
Jun 10, 2012 ... At 68, and with more than 100 books to his name, Michael Morpurgo is one of our
best-known children's writers. But in her new biography, ...