The Orchard Book of Aesop's Fables
Classic fables are told with a twist by the wonderful children's author Michael Morpurgo. Read by Harry Man. Classic fables which are told with a twist by the wonderful Childrens book author Michael Morpurgo. READ BY HARRY MAN
Celebrating 10 years of this timeless collection of Aesop's favourite tales, retold by Michael Morpurgo - author of War Horse - and illustrated by renowned artist, Emma Chichester Clark.
Morpurgo's rhthymic, very accessible language and Chichester Clark's amusing and lively artwork combine perfectly to make this book an absolute joy to read alone and as a group ... These are stories for the Literacy Strategy and beyond. -- Junior Education 20050501
Michael Morpurgo has written over 95 titles and won, or been shortlisted, for numerous awards, including winning the Whitbread for The Wreck of Zanzibar, the Smarties Prize for The Butterfly Lion, The Children's Book Award for Kensuke's Kingdom and several shortlistings for the Carnegie Medal. Michael's books have also been translated into over 20 languages and have won him international awards such as The Prix Sorciere in France, The Best Book of the Year in the US and the Silver Pencil in Holland. And of course, Michael's wonderful writing has now won him the title of Children's Laureate. Alongside his writing, Michael has found time to set up and run, with his wife, a charity called Farms for City Children. For this they were both awarded an MBE. Michael lives on a farm himself in Devon.