Monthly Archives: April 2013

Author of the week: Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo is the most popular UK children’s author after J K Rowling, and arguably isn’t in need of any extra exposure in this blog. Like Geraldine McCaughrean, he is both prolific and prize-winning, and The Book People, Red House and their like regularly offer generous Michael Morpurgo packs with or without the title for which […]

Author of the week: Geraldine McCaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean is one of the most award-garlanded and most prolific of children’s writers today – the two don’t naturally go hand in hand, but McCaughrean’s voice is sure and her imagination unstoppable, whether she’s chosen to make landfall in medieval England, nineteenth-century America, eighteenth-century Madagascar, ancient China, Brazil, the Antarctic, the epoch of the […]