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There Once is a Queen: A poetic, beautifully illustrated children’s book – the perfect gift to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Hardcover – 12 May 2022

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Praise for Michael Morpurgo:
“A master storyteller at his best” The Sunday Times

“Michael Morpurgo writes brilliantly about war and animals, conveying the big emotions without preaching.” Guardian

“Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects.” Daily Telegraph

“There are few children’s writers as compelling as Michael Morpurgo.” Daily Express

Praise for The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo:
“The Butterfly Lion is unique among animals and books, and will touch all hearts – both young and old.” Virginia McKenna, Born Free Foundation

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A poetic, beautifully illustrated children’s book – the perfect gift to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee


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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (12 May 2022)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 64 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0008541612
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0008541613
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 4+ years, from customers
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 17.1 x 1.3 x 22.1 cm
  • Customer reviews:
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Michael Morpurgo is one of Britain's best-loved children's book writers. He has written more than 100 books and has won the Smarties Prize, the Whitbread Award, and most recently the Blue Peter Book Award for PRIVATE PEACEFUL. He is also the author of WAR HORSE, which has been made into a Tony Award-winning Broadway play and a Golden Globe-nominated film. Michael was Writer in Residence at The Savoy Hotel from January to March 2007, and previously he was Children's Laureate from 2003-2005, a role that took him across Britain to inspire a love of reading in children. You can visit him online at www.michaelmorpurgo.com.

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