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134 Results
War horse —Morpurgo, Michael.

World War I has started and the military needs horses to move equipment, charge the enemy, and carry wounded soldiers off the battlefield. Joey, a farm horse is sold to the Army. Joey misses the farmer's son, Albert, and...

The McElderry book of Aesop's fables —Morpurgo, Michael.

Retellings of twenty-one classic Aesop fables, including "The Hare and the Tortoise" and "Belling the Cat," in updated language.

Mairi's mermaid —Morpurgo, Michael.

Mairi has trouble learning to swim until she meets a tiny mermaid who needs her help.

The Orchard book Of Aesop's fables —Morpurgo, Michael, 1943-

A timeless collection of over twenty of Aesop's best-loved fables, including favourites such as The Hare and the Tortoise, Town Mouse and Country Mouse, Dog in the Manger and The Lion and the Mouse. The tales are retold ...

Snakes and ladders —Morpurgo, Michael.

Because she is slender and cries at sad stories, Wendy is teased by the school bully until the day she brings in her grandfather's huge snake, then has to bravely rescue him after he wriggles out of her school bag.

Waiting for Anya

In the French Pyrenees during the Occupation, young shepherd Jo Lalande (Noah Schnapp) had to maintain for the family with his father at war. When he befriends an eccentric widow (Anjelica Huston) and her Jewish son-in-l...

War horse
Blu-ray
2012
Availability: 2 of 3

Set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War, begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they ar...

Hansel and Gretel —Morpurgo, Michael.

When they are left in the woods by their parents, Hansel and Gretel find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.

Kensuke's kingdom —Morpurgo, Michael.

When Michael is swept off his family's yacht, he washes up on a desert island, where he struggles to survive--until he finds he is not lone.

Listen to the Moon —Morpurgo, Michael.

May, 1915. Alfie and his fisherman father find a girl on an uninhabited island in the Scillies - injured, thirsty, lost...and with absolutely no memory of who she is, or how she came to be there. She can say only one wor...

An eagle in the snow —Morpurgo, Michael.

The powerful new novel from the master storyteller - inspired by the true story of one man who might have stopped World War II. 1940. The train is under attacks from German fighters. In the darkness, sheltering in a rail...

Flamingo boy —Morpurgo, Michael, author.

In the unique landscape of the Camargue in the South of France during WW2, a young autistic boy lives on his parents' farm among the salt flats and the flamingos that live there. There are lots of things he doesn't under...

Outlaw : the true story of Robin Hood —Morpurgo, Michael.

After a fierce storm, a boy discovers a human skull, buried beneath the roots of an ancient tree. A skull with a legendary story...Vivid re-imagining of the legendary hero Robin Hood by bestselling author of War Horse. "...

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight —Morpurgo, Michael.

The quest of Sir Gawain for the Green Knight teaches him a lesson in pride, humility, and honor.

Toto : The wizard of Oz as told by the dog —Morpurgo, Michael, author.

Dorothy's dog Toto retells the classic story in which, after a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great Wizard in order to return to Kansas.

The butterfly lion —Morpurgo, Michael.

Bertie rescues an orphaned white lion cub. They are inseparable until Bertie is sent to boarding school in England and the lion is sold to a circus.

The Pied Piper of Hamelin —Morpurgo, Michael, author.

The Pied Piper pipes a village free of rats, and when the villagers refuse to pay him for the service, he pipes away their children as well.

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