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The Fox and the Ghost King

Michael Morpurgo

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A delightful tale of victory against all odds from master storyteller, Michael Morpurgo, lavishly illustrated by Michael Foreman.

“Every fox in the whole town, in the whole country just about, is a football fan… And we all have an impossible dream.”

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”'This is a heart-warming tale for animal lovers and footbal fans alike”The Guardian
”'Michael Morpurgo has an impeccable track record in bringing historical events to life”The Daily Mail
”'This sweet story weaves Michael Morpurgo's effortless storytelling with ancient and very recent history.”Booktrust
”'Michael Morpurgo writes brilliantly about war and animals, conveying the big emotions without preaching.”Guardian
”'Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects.”Daily Telegraph
”'There are few children’s writers as compelling as Michael Morpurgo.”Daily Express
”'Morpurgo, as always, is subtle and skilful, and incorporates social and moral issues into his writing without being self-righteous or detracting from the quality of the narrative”Elizabeth Reilly, British Council
”'The former children's laureate has the happy knack of speaking to both child and adult readers.”Guardian