The Dancing Bear Michael Morpurgo

HarperCollins
Paperback / softback 64 pages

ISBN:
9780006745112
Size:
198 x 129 x 5mm
Published:
29th June 1994
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Interest age: from c 7 years
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Overview

A gentle and deeply moving story of a young girl and her bear, told with great charm by the nation's favourite storyteller, Michael Morpugo.High in the mountains, in a tiny village, an abandoned bear cub is adopted by a lonely orphan child. Soon they are inseparable, beloved by the whole village - safe, until the arrival of a glamorous film crew who need a dancing bear...

Author

Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best-loved writers for children, and has sold more than 35 million books around the world. He has written more than 150 novels and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Whitbread Award and the Blue Peter Book Award, while several of his books have been adapted for stage and screen, including the global theatrical phenomenon War Horse. Michael was Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005, and founded the charity Farms for City Children with his wife, Clare. He was knighted in 2018 for services to literature and charity.

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