Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo

This is a complete list of Michael Morpurgo books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

Recent/Upcoming Michael Morpurgo Books

October 1st, 2024: The Ogre Who Wasn't

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List of Muck & Magic Books in Publication Order

List of Mudpuddle Farm Books in Publication Order

List of War Horse Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Long Way Home
1975
2
Friend or Foe
1979
3
10
The Nine Lives of Montezuma
1980
4
Miss Wirtles Revenge
1981
5
Twist of Gold
1983
6
Little Foxes
1984
7
Why the Whales Came
1985
8
Tom's Sausage Lion
1986
9
King of the Cloud Forests
1987
10
10
My Friend Walter
1988
11
Mr. Nobody's Eyes
1989
12
Waiting for Anya
1990
13
The Sandman and the Turtles
1992
14
The War of Jenkin's Ear
1993
15
Arthur, High King of Britain
1994
16
10
The Dancing Bear
1994
17
10
The Wreck of the Zanzibar
1995
18
10
The Butterfly Lion
1996
19
The Ghost of Grania O'Malley
1996
20
Robin of Sherwood
1996
21
Joan of Arc
1998
22
Red Eyes at Night
1998
23
Sparrow
1998
24
10
Escape from Shangri-La
1998
25
Wartman
1998
26
10
Kensuke's Kingdom
1999
27
10
Dear Olly
2000
28
10
Billy the Kid
2000
29
Who's a Big Bully Then?
2000
30
Black Queen
2000
31
10
Toro! Toro!
2001
32
10
Out of the Ashes
2001
33
Private Peaceful
2001
34
The Last Wolf
2002
35
Mr. Skip
2002
36
10
Cool!
2002
37
The Sleeping Sword
2002
38
I Believe in Unicorns
2005
39
10
The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips
2005
40
10
Alone on a Wide Wide Sea
2006
41
Beowulf
2006
42
10
The Mozart Question
2007
43
Born to Run / Best Mates
2007
44
10
Kaspar: Prince of Cats
2008
45
Kaspar the Titanic Cat
2008
46
10
An Elephant in the Garden
2009
47
Running Wild
2009
48
10
Shadow
2010
49
Little Manfred
2011
50
10
A Medal for Leroy
2012
51
Outlaw
2012
52
10
Listen to the Moon
2014
53
10
An Eagle in the Snow
2015
54
The Fox and the Ghost King
2016
55
Lucky Button
2017
56
Toto
2017
57
Flamingo Boy
2018
58
In the Mouth of the Wolf
2018
59
The Snowman
2018
60
The Day the World Stopped Turning
2019
61
Boy Giant: Son of Gulliver
2019
62
Not Bad for a Bad Lad
2020
63
When Fishes Flew
2021

List of Children's Books in Publication Order (with Michael Foreman)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Thumbelina (By: Michael Foreman)
Thumbelina (By: Michael Foreman)
0
2
Mum's The Word
1995
3
Cool as a Cucumber
2003
4
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
2004
5
A Visit to the Farm
2005
6
Fox Friend
2005
7
This Morning I Met a Whale
2008
8
The King in the Forest
2008
9
Hansel and Gretel
2008
10
The Kites Are Flying
2009
11
Homecoming
2012
12
Meeting Cezanne
2013
13
Snug
2013
14
The Castle in the Field
2013
15
Pinocchio
2013
16
Minikid
2014
17
Half a Man
2014
18
My Father is a Polar Bear
2015
19
Clare and her Captain
2015
20
Peter and the Wolf
2016
21
The Giant's Necklace
2016
22
Owl or Pussycat? (With: Polly Dunbar)
Owl or Pussycat? (With: Polly Dunbar)
2020
23
Carnival of the Animals (With: Michael Foreman)
Carnival of the Animals (With: Michael Foreman)
2021
24
Jemima The Pig & The 127 Acorns
2022
25
A Song of Gladness: A Story of Hope for Us and Our Planet
2022
26
Barney the Horse and Other Tales from the Farm (With: Guy Parker-Rees)
2022
27
There Once is a Queen (With: Michael Foreman)
There Once is a Queen (With: Michael Foreman)
2022
28
Flying Scotsman and the Best Birthday Ever (With: Michael Foreman, National Railway Museum, York)
Flying Scotsman and the Best Birthday Ever (With: Michael Foreman, National Railway Museum, York)
2022
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List of Picture Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Thatcher Jones
1975
2
Conker
1987
3
Jo-Jo the Melon Donkey
1987
4
Snakes and Ladders
1994
5
Blodin the Beast
1995
6
Sam's Duck
1996
7
Wombat Goes Walkabout
1999
8
The Rainbow Bear
1999
9
The Silver Swan
2000
10
Mairi's Mermaid
2001
11
Colly's Barn
2002
12
Gentle Giant
2003
13
Little Albatross
2004
14
Dolphin Boy
2004
15
It's a Dog's Life
2004
16
Cockadoodle-doo Mr. Sultana!
2004
17
The Best Christmas Present in the World
2004
18
On Angel Wings
2006
19
King In The Forest
2008
20
The Best of Times
2009
21
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
2011
22
Where My Wellies Take Me
2012
23
Beauty and the Beast
2013
24
The Goose Is Getting Fat
2013
25
All I Said Was
2014
26
Mimi and the Mountain Dragon
2015
27
We Are Not Frogs
2016
28
Didn't We Have a Lovely Time!
2016
29
Our Jacko
2018
30
Grandpa Christmas (With: Jim Field)
2018
31
Poppy Field
2018
32
Coming Home
2018
33
The Puffin Keeper (With: Benji Davies)
The Puffin Keeper (With: Benji Davies)
2020
34
The Ogre Who Wasn't
2024

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
It Never Rained
1974
2
All Around the Year
1979
3
The White Horse of Zennor and Other Stories
1985
4
The Marble Crusher and Other Stories
1992
5
Beyond the Rainbow Warrior
1997
6
The Kingfisher Book of Great Boy Stories
2000
7
From Hereabout Hill
2000
8
Because a Fire Was in My Head
2001
9
The McElderry Book of Aesop's Fables
2004
10
War
2005
11
Old Sticky
2005
12
Singing for Mrs Pettigrew
2006
13
Wild at Heart
2008
14
Animal Tales
2009
15
Snow Tales
2012
16
Christmas Stories
2012
17
Of Lions and Unicorns
2013
18
Stories of War
2013
19
Island Tales
2013
20
Such Stuff: A Story-maker's Inspiration (With: Michael Foreman)
2016
21
Greatest Animal Stories
2017
22
Greatest Magical Stories
2018
23
Magical Myths and Legends
2018

List of Sprinters Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Snow Maze (By: Jan Mark)
The Snow Maze (By: Jan Mark)
1992
2
Impossible Parents Go Green (By: Brian Patten)
1992
3
The Finger Eater (By: Arthur Robins, Dick King-Smith)
The Finger Eater (By: Arthur Robins, Dick King-Smith)
1992
4
New Big House (By: Debi Gliori)
New Big House (By: Debi Gliori)
1992
5
My Little Brother (By: Debi Gliori)
My Little Brother (By: Debi Gliori)
1992
6
The Haunting of Pip Parker (By: Anne Fine)
1992
7
Holly and the Skyboard (By: Ian Whybrow)
Holly and the Skyboard (By: Ian Whybrow)
1993
8
The Baked Bean Kids (By: Ann Pilling)
The Baked Bean Kids (By: Ann Pilling)
1993
9
The Magic Boathouse (By: Sam Llewellyn)
The Magic Boathouse (By: Sam Llewellyn)
1994
10
Impossible Parents (By: Brian Patten)
1994
11
Beware the Killer Coat (By: Susan Gates)
Beware the Killer Coat (By: Susan Gates)
1994
12
Art, You're Magic! (By: Sam McBratney, Tony Blundell)
Art, You're Magic! (By: Sam McBratney, Tony Blundell)
1994
13
Hector the Rat (By: Tony Wilkinson)
Hector the Rat (By: Tony Wilkinson)
1994
14
Fighting Dragons (By: Colin West)
Fighting Dragons (By: Colin West)
1995
15
Little Stupendo (By: Jon Blake)
Little Stupendo (By: Jon Blake)
1995
16
Ronnie and the Giant Millipede (By: Jenny Nimmo)
1995
17
Easy Peasy (By: Sarah Hayes)
Easy Peasy (By: Sarah Hayes)
1995
18
Cup Final Kid (By: Martin Waddell)
Cup Final Kid (By: Martin Waddell)
1996
19
Care of Henry (By: Anne Fine)
1996
20
Emmelina and the Monster (By: June Crebbin)
Emmelina and the Monster (By: June Crebbin)
1998
21
Flora's Fantastic Revenge (By: Nick Warburton)
Flora's Fantastic Revenge (By: Nick Warburton)
2000
22
Patrick's Perfect Pet (By: Annalena McAfee)
2002
23
Tricky Nelly Nickleby (By: Berlie Doherty)
Tricky Nelly Nickleby (By: Berlie Doherty)
2003
24
Cool as a Cucumber
2003
25
No Tights for George (By: June Crebbin)
No Tights for George (By: June Crebbin)
2004
26
Fearless Fitzroy (By: Alex Merry Kathy Henderson)
Fearless Fitzroy (By: Alex Merry Kathy Henderson)
2005
27
Molly and the Beanstalk (By: Pippa Goodhart)
Molly and the Beanstalk (By: Pippa Goodhart)
2006
28
Lady-long-legs (By: Jan Mark)
Lady-long-legs (By: Jan Mark)
2006
29
Tarquin the Wonder Horse (By: June Crebbin)
Tarquin the Wonder Horse (By: June Crebbin)
2006
30
The Most Impossible Parents (By: Brian Patten)
2010
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List of Red Hot Reads Books in Publication Order

List of Michael Morpurgo Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Living Poets
1975
2
Horse & Pony Stories
1992
3
Ghostly Haunts
1995
4
Simply the Best
1996
5
Centuries of Stories
1999
6
Fantasy: Red Hot Reads
2004
7
Three for Tea
2006
8
Canon Fire
2008
9
The Birthday Book
2008
10
Free?: Stories About Human Rights
2009
11
Ox-Tales: Water
2009
12
Just When Stories
2010
13
Magic Beans
2011
14
Everywhere
2012
15
Only Remembered
2014
16
The Great War
2014
17
Flights of Fancy
2019
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Michael Morpurgo: Biography

Michael Morpurgo (Michael Andrew Bridge) was born on October 5th, 1943 and is currently 80 years old. Michael Morpurgo was born in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England.

Michael Morpurgo (Michael Andrew Bridge) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 63 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1975 with the novel Long Way Home. The most recently released novel was When Fishes Flew which was released in 2021. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Michael at this time.

Michael Morpurgo has also written the Picture Books series which has 34 books including Thatcher Jones and Conker.

Morpurgo was inducted into the Nielsen Bestseller Awards' 21st Century Platinum Hall of Fame.

Michael Morpurgo: Awards & Accolades

Michael Morpurgo won the Nielsen Awards, Honorary Platinum Bestseller Award, in 2020.

Michael Morpurgo books have been nominated for multiple awards, Private Peaceful was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Young Adult Literature, in 2004. Shadow was nominated for the British Book Awards, Children's Book of the Year, in 2010.

Michael Morpurgo: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Michael Morpurgo on Book Notification is War Horse, the 1st novel in the War Horse series.

The most read book by Michael Morpurgo on Book Notification is War Horse, the 1st novel in the War Horse series.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Michael Morpurgo are:

  1. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  2. Stephenie Meyer, author of the Twilight Series.
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, author of the The Lord of the Rings Series.
  4. Dan Brown, author of the Robert Langdon Series.
  5. Nora Roberts, author of the Chronicles of The One Series.

Michael Morpurgo: F.A.Q

When was Michael Morpurgo Born? How old is Michael Morpurgo?

Michael Morpurgo was born on October 5th, 1943. Michael Morpurgo is currently 80 years old.

Where was Michael Morpurgo Born?

Michael Morpurgo was born in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England and is English.

What awards has Michael Morpurgo won?

Michael Morpurgo has won the following awards: Honorary Platinum Bestseller Award at the Nielsen Awards (2020).

What was the first book Michael Morpurgo wrote?

The first novel written by Michael Morpurgo was It Never Rained, published in 1974.

What was the most recent book Michael Morpurgo wrote?

His most recently released work was Flying Scotsman and the Best Birthday Ever (a short story) on November 8th, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Michael Morpurgo?

Michael Morpurgo has a new book coming out on October 1st, 2024 called The Ogre Who Wasn't.

How many books has Michael Morpurgo written?

Michael Morpurgo has written 162 books across 10 series.
  • 2 books in the Muck & Magic Series
  • 8 books in the Mudpuddle Farm Series
  • 2 books in the War Horse Series
  • 63 Standalone Novels
  • 27 Children's Books
  • 34 Picture Books
  • 2 Plays
  • 23 Short Story Collections
  • 1 book in the Sprinters Series
  • 1 book in the Red Hot Reads Series

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