Stratford Literary Festival: Sir Michael Morpurgo

Join Michael Morpurgo at the Stratford Literary Festival as he shares his two latest books for younger and older children


Sunday 16th May, 2021 @ 9:00 am

  • In Conversation
  • Online event
  • Reading


About the Event

Sir Michael Morpurgo is once of our best loved and most prolific storytellers, with over 150 books for children including War Horse and Private Peaceful. He was Britain's Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005, was awarded a knighthood for services to literature and charity in 2018 and is currently President of the BookTrust UK. He's joining us to talk about his latest charming stories: A Song of Gladness, a timely reminder of the beauty and importance of the natural world, and The Birthday Duck, a classic story of finding fun on the farm. Suitable for 5+

WHEN YOU HAVE BOOKED YOUR TICKET, you will receive a confirmation email from Ticketsource. This will have a link to the event and an access code. Click on the link and copy and paste in the access code into the box when prompted. This will then take you to the event video.

About the Book

The Birthday Duck
The Birthday Duck

Michael Morpurgo, Sam Usher

Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date:15 Apr 2021


The classic story of finding fun on the farm from the nation's favourite storyteller, gorgeously re-illustrated by Sam Usher.