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Michael Morpurgo

Sir Michael Morpurgo is the former Children's Laureate and best-selling author of over 130 books for children, including Private Peaceful, The Butterfly Lion, Kensuke's Kingdom and War Horse, which has been adapted into both a hugely successful West End stage production, and a film directed by Steven Spielberg. In 1976, Michael and his wife, Clare, started the charity Farms for City Children. The charity runs three farms around the country, in Gloucestershire, Pembrokeshire and North Devon....See more