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Toro! Toro!

Author
Michael Morpurgo, Illustrated by Michael Foreman
Format
Paperback

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Description

Best-selling author Michael Morpurgo turns his storytelling skills to the drama and tragedy of the Spanish Civil War, illustrated by Michael Foreman.

TORO,TORO is the story of a young boy growing up in Andalucia, Spain, on a farm rearing bulls for the bull ring. Antonito hand rears a...Read more

Publication Date
04-06-2007
ISBN
978-0-00-710718-6
Pages
128

Reviews

”'A tale about another country and another time that resonates with the here and now… Once again, Morpurgo demonstrates his talent for stories of absolute clarity about big events”Sunday Times
”'A poignant tale, simply told, about the horror of the Spanish Civil War and the noble cruelty of bullfighting.”Sunday Telegraph
”'In Toro! Toro! Michael Morpurgo unpicks the problem of taking sides, of how enemies can be good, of guilty secrets kept for years… A compact, horrifying and compelling story”The Times
”'A beautifully, directly and convincingly told story: typical Morpurgo. Michael Foreman’s illustrations are exactly right and the whole is a very fine, thoroughly recommended, production.”School Librarian