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Cool! Paperback – 28 May 2003

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  • ASIN : 0007131046
  • Publisher : HarperCollins GB (28 May 2003)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 112 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9780007131044
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0007131044
  • Reading age : 9 - 12 years
  • Dimensions : 19.8 x 0.8 x 12.9 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
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Praise for Michael Morpurgo:
“Michael Morpurgo writes brilliantly about war and animals, conveying the big emotions without preaching.” Guardian

“Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects.” Daily Telegraph

“There are few children’s writers as compelling as Michael Morpurgo.” Daily Express

“Morpurgo, as always, is subtle and skilful, 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.” Guardian

About the Author

Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best-loved writers for children. He has written over 100 books and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award and the Whitbread Award. His recent bestselling novels include ‘Shadow', ‘A Medal for Leroy' and ‘Little Manfred'.

His novel ‘War Horse' has been successfully adapted as a West End and Broadway theatre play and a major film by Steven Spielberg. A former Children's Laureate, Michael is also the co-founder, with his wife Clare, of the charity Farms for City Children.

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