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.
For cat lovers everywhere...this is the book for you!! :) :)
Based on a true story & featuring historical events, this is a must read for animal & cat lovers of the... Read more
10 year old boys enjoyed it. They were horrified to learn Kaspar was headed aboard the Titanic, thrilled that he survived and disappointed to find out that he wasn't real.Published 1 month ago by SusanB
Excellent reading but I dont think Michael Morpurgo could write a bad bookPublished 2 months ago by Bev Howard
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 11 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 18 months ago by Dr. T.C.