Michael Morpurgo is one of Britain’s best-loved children’s book writers. He has written more than one hundred books and has won the Smarties Book Prize, the Whitbread Award, and the Blue Peter Book Award for Private Peaceful. Michael was writer-in-residence at the Savoy Hotel from January to April 2007, and previously he was Great Britain’s Children’s Laureate from 2003 to 2005, a role that took him across the country to inspire a love of reading in children.
Michael Foreman grew up in a small English fishing village and has loved the sea ever since. He has illustrated more than one hundred children’s books, and he has won the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Smarties Book Prize, and the Federation of Children’s Book Groups’ Red House Children’s Book Award. He has collaborated with Michael Morpurgo on several successful books, including The Amazing Story Of Adolphus Tips and Billy the Kid.
Kaspar is an amazing book that replicates the tragedy of the Titanic yet is not a book that is all about death. It is a lively story and the characters are very enjoyable. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ms Wigglesworth
it's a very great book
It also thoughtful too to think of it
it's great for children too
not a short book nor a long book
overall it's a good book to read
I began reading this book because my daughter chose it for her 6th grade historical fiction book project and I wanted to be able to help guide her with the project. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Dr. T.C.
I love reading this book,because it's sad but amazing and happily cute.I think you should read this book.I loved this and I'm 10 it's the boom.
the book was really enjoyed my my little girl who loves everything about titanic! It was a really good bookPublished 12 months ago by debra hohman
I can't help but agree with pluto, cats are honestly the best type of topic,when i found out that in my school library had a copy of a book about a cat that survived the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Blake Irion
Though this is more for older children, I enjoyed the story anyway because I love animal tales.The writing was good, and the story fast paced. Read morePublished 14 months ago by M. J. Phillips
Again I couldn't be more astonished. The book is so brand new and the cover so shiny it couldn't have been nicer had I gone to a store & bought it brand new. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Linda Chase