Cool! by Michael MorpurgoOne day Robbie is hit by a car while running after his dog, Lucky. Unconscious, Robbie lies in hospital, unable to speak, move or eat. But he can hear; he is aware.
His friends and family try desperately to reach him – even Zola, his favourite Chelsea footballer, comes to see him. And still Robbie can’t ‘wake up’. Until one day, against hospital rules, Dad brings Lucky into the hospital. Can Lucky bring Robbie back to life?
Michael Morpurgo - On How He Became a Writer and Storyteller
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Find out more about the life and works of Michael Morpurgo , former Children's Laureate and writer of over beloved books, including War Horse and Private Peaceful. Michael wouldn't see his biological father, actor Tony van Bridge, until many years later, because during the war, Michael's mother found a new partner: Jack Morpurgo. A divorce between Michael's parents soon followed and Tony van Bridge emigrated to Canada. On Christmas Eve in , Michael was watching a television adaptation of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations with his mother, Kippe Cammaerts, when she suddenly exclaimed that Michael's father was on the screen, playing Magwitch. Michael met his father in person a few years later and the two became very close. However, he hugely enjoyed rugby and singing, and continued these hobbies at his next boarding school in Canterbury. They wanted to help children find out more about the world around them and about themselves.
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Micheal Morpurgo rocks! I love all of his work, espeically Alone on a wide, wide sea,you must read it! And I abolutly love kensikes kingdom and privet peaceful. They rock!!!! My favourite book yet is probably Private Peaceful, you must read it!!! Michael Morpurgo is great i really love his books, Private Peaceful and the butterfly lion are my faves!!!