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Didn't We Have a Lovely Time!

By Michael Morpurgo
Illustrated by Quentin Blake

A heartwarming short story set on a farm from Michael Morpurgo, the nation's favourite children's author, with stunning illustrations from Quentin Blake.

A heartwarming short story set on a farm from master storyteller Michael Morpurgo, the author of War Horse, with stunning illustrations from Quentin Blake. Published to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of Farms for City Children, the charity founded by Michael and his wife Clare, Didn't We Have a Lovely Time! is based on the true story of a boy whose confidence and speech returns after meeting a very special horse down on the farm.

  • From the author of the internationally acclaimed War Horse.
  • "From the first sentence of a Michael Morpurgo book, you know you are in the hands of a natural storyteller." -- Guardian
  • A beautiful gifty hardback and dream collaboration between Michael Morpurgo and Quentin Blake.

About the author

Michael Morpurgo has an unparalleled reputation as a children's storyteller. He was Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005, has written over 100 books and is the winner of many awards, including the Whitbread Children's Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize, the Blue Peter Award and the Red House Children's Book Award. His books are translated and read around the world and his hugely popular novel War Horse is now both a critically acclaimed stage play and a highly successful film. Michael and his wife, Clare, live in Devon. Visit Michael's website at: www.michaelmorpurgo.com

About the illustrator

Quentin Blake is one of the world’s foremost illustrators, particularly renowned for his collaboration with writers such as Russell Hoban, Michael Rosen, Joan Aiken and Roald Dahl. His books have won numerous awards, including the Whitbread Prize, the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration. In 1999 he was appointed the first Children’s Laureate, in 2005 was created a CBE and in 2013 received a knighthood for his services to illustration. He lives in South West London. Find Quentin online at www.quentinblake.com and on Twitter as @QuentinBlakeHQ.

ISBN: 9781406371635
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 1, 2016
Dimensions: 153 x 153mm, 48pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $19.99
New Zealand RRP: $22.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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