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Best Mates : six favourite stories —Morpurgo, Michael.

A collection of six magical and heart-warming animal stories, specially for World Book Day, by the nation's favourite storyteller. From the author who brought you Joey the War Horse, Shadow the dog and Kaspar the cat com...

Coming home —Morpurgo, Michael, author.

A plucky robin sets out on an epic journey guided only by his longing to return home in time for Christmas.

Toto : the dog-gone amazing story of the Wizard of Oz —Morpurgo, Michael, author.

In this retelling of the Wizard of Oz, the story is told from the perspective of Toto the dog.

Only remembered

2014 will mark one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War. To mark the date, this beautiful anthology collects favourite words and images that deal with the subject from some of the UK's leading figures....

We are not frogs! —Morpurgo, Michael, author.

The frogs always beat the toads at long jump but the toads don't mind - anything for a quiet life. But then the children - and Mutt the dog - come in search of some good jumpers, and the toads see an opportunity to get t...

Shadow —Morpurgo, Michael.

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.

The snowman —Morpurgo, Michael, author.

One December morning, James is thrilled to wake up to see snow falling. He spends the whole day making his perfect snowman; he has coal eyes, an old green hat and scarf and a tangerine nose ... just like the snowman from...

Private Peaceful —Morpurgo, Michael.

When Thomas Peaceful's older brother is forced to join the British Army, Thomas decides to sign up as well, although he is only fourteen years old, to prove himself to his country, his family, his childhood love, Molly, ...

Kaspar : prince of cats —Morpurgo, Michael.

Kaspar Kandinsky, an aristocratic feline and the only cat to survive the sinking of the Titanic, teams up with a spirited American heiress to take Johnny Trott the Savoy Hotel bell-boy on adventures all around the world....

The little prince —Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.

Meet the little prince, a young fellow who hails from a tiny, distant planet. The friend he finds is the narrator of this story--a pilot who has crash landed and is in grave danger of dying of thirst.The little prince mi...

The silver swan —Morpurgo, Michael.

A boy observes and becomes fond of a swan as she finds a mate, has cygnets, and defends herself and her young from a fox.

Wild at heart : animal stories

21 imaginative animal stories by such remarkable authors as Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, and John Steinbeck.

On angel wings —Morpurgo, Michael.

When one young boy is left behind to mind the flock while the other shepherds visit the Christ child, the angel Gabriel returns for him.

Born to run —Morpurgo, Michael.

The tale of a champion greyhound's journey through life, from owner to owner, until he finally finds a home of his own.

The best Christmas present in the world —Morpurgo, Michael.

The narrator finds a letter describing the Christmas truce of 1914, when the British and German soldiers came out of the trenches to celebrate the holiday together. He then decided to visit the widow of the letter-writer...

A medal for Leroy —Morpurgo, Michael.

This is a novel of identity, loss and the lingering effects of war. Michael does not remember his father, who died in a Spitfire over the English Channel. And his mother, heartbroken and passionate, does not like to talk...

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