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Dolphin Boy

By Michael Morpurgo
Illustrated by Michael Foreman

A spellbinding Cornish story from Michael Morpurgo is perfectly complemented by illustrations from the prize-winning illustrator, Michael Foreman. Refreshed for its 15th anniversary with a brand new cover.

Discover this spellbinding story from former Children's Laureate and author of War Horse Michael Morpurgo, and illustrated by multi-award-winning Michael Foreman. Jim lives in a Cornish fishing village – but since the fish disappeared, no one goes fishing any more. One day, Jim spots a dolphin beached on the sand, and soon the whole village is working together to return the dolphin to the water. The dolphin stays in the harbour, playing with Jim and the swimmers, but then the dolphin disappears... will Jim ever see him again?

  • Michael Morpurgo is the former Children's Laureate, and prize-winning children's author. His stories are often illustrated by Michael Foreman, and Andersen Press is proud to be celebrating 15 years of this heartwarming picture book.
  • Michael Foreman is one of the UK's leading illustrators; he has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice, the Hans Christian Andersen award, and the Smarties Prize.
  • Michael Morpurgo's poignant narative, complemented by Michael Foreman's wonderful illustrations...It doesn't get much better.' The Times

About the author

Michael Morpurgo has written over 120 books, many of them award-winning. His most well-known work, War Horse, was adapted into a multi-Oscar nominated film by Steven Spielberg, and a widely-acclaimed play at the National Theatre. In 2003 Michael became the third Children's Laureate, a position he helped create with the poet Ted Hughes. With his wife, Clare, he set up the charity Farms for City Children, and for their pioneering work they were both awarded the MBE in 1999.

About the illustrator

Michael Foreman is one of the most talented and popular creators of children's books today. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal two times and has been the UK nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award twice. His highly acclaimed books are published all over the world. He is married and has three sons. He divides his time between St Ives in Cornwall and London.

ISBN: 9781783447503
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: February 7, 2019
Dimensions: 280 x 245mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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