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    DescriptionThis work offers an invaluable insight into storytelling from one of today's greatest writers. This collection by the 2003-2005 Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo, contains short stories, essays and commentaries to illuminate the craft of storytelling. Analyzing all aspects of writing - character, plot, sources and inspiration, retelling and biography - it is perfect for anyone, young or old, who loves great stories and wants to know more about the art of telling tales.


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    Title
    Singing for Mrs Pettigrew
    Subtitle
    A Storymaker's Journey
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael Morpurgo
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 222 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781406305746
    ISBN 10: 140630574X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: SHO
    BIC subject category V2: YFU
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AH
    BIC E4L: F7+
    DC22: 823.914
    BIC children’s book marketing category: C3N79
    BISAC V2.8: JUV038000
    BIC subject category V2: 5AH
    Publisher
    Walker Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Walker Books Ltd
    Publication date
    06 August 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Michael Morpurgo has an unparalleled reputation as a children's storyteller. He is the author of I Believe in Unicorns (9781406302042), Beowulf (9781844287543) and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (9781844287307), both illustrated by Michael Foreman, and also Private Peaceful, winner of the 2004 Red House Children's Book Award, as well as numerous other prize-winners. He lives in Devon. Peter Bailey has been illustrating books for more than thirty-five years, and has worked with some of Britain's best-known authors, including Philip Pullman, Dick King-Smith and many others. He lives near Liverpool.
    Review quote
    "* "Michael Morpurgo has... fused memory with imagination - in the wonderful stories of Singing for Mrs Pettigrew, a collection as convincing, heartfelt and unforgettable as the rest of the many books that he has published in the past four decades." The Irish Times * "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"