Singing for Mrs Pettigrew: A Story-Maker's Journey

Author(s): Michael Morpurgo, O.B.E.

Children's Fiction

This work offers an invaluable insight into storytelling from one of today's greatest writers.


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"* "Michael Morpurgo has... fused memory with imagination - in the wonderful stories of Singing for Mrs Pettigrew, a collection as convincing, heartfelt and unforgettable as the rest of the many books that he has published in the past four decades." The Irish Times * "Here is a Laureate with the imaginative force to wrest children from the numbness of a dreary education. It is Morpurgo's time to loom large in the lives of others." The Guardian"

Michael Morpurgo has an unparalleled reputation as a children's storyteller. He is the author of I Believe in Unicorns (9781406302042), Beowulf (9781844287543) and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (9781844287307), both illustrated by Michael Foreman, and also Private Peaceful, winner of the 2004 Red House Children's Book Award, as well as numerous other prize-winners. He lives in Devon. Peter Bailey has been illustrating books for more than thirty-five years, and has worked with some of Britain's best-known authors, including Philip Pullman, Dick King-Smith and many others. He lives near Liverpool.

General Fields

  • : 9781406305746
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : July 2007
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michael Morpurgo, O.B.E.
  • : Paperback
  • : 2007
  • : 823.914
  • : 272
  • : Illustrations