"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"
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About the Author
Michael Morpurgo, the Children’s Laureate of Britain from 2003 to 2005, has written more than one hundred books and received numerous prestigious awards. He and his wife, Clare, founded the organization Farms for City Children. They live in Devon, England.
Peter Bailey has been illustrating books for more than thirty-five years and has worked with such authors as Philip Pullman, Dick King-Smith, and Allan Ahlberg. He lives in Liverpool, England.