Michael Morpurgo - Bio, Family, Facts, Age: 74 | Hot Birthdays
BirthdayOctober 05, 1943
Birthplace England
HoroscopeLibra
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  1. About

    English author of such children's books as War Horse and Billy the Kid. His other literary works include plays, poems, and libretti.
    He received a California Young Reader Medal in 2008 for his book, Private Peaceful.
    His novel War Horse was adapted into a 2011 film directed by Steven Spielberg.

  2. Before fame

    He attended King's College, London and worked as a schoolteacher in Kent, England for a time. While he was teaching primary school, he discovered his talent for storytelling and began to pursue the writing career that would eventually earn him the honor of British Children's Literature Laureate.

  3. Related to

    His mother was actress Kippe Cammaerts, and he was the biological son of actor Tony Van Bridge, although he was raised by his stepfather, Jack Morpurgo. He married Clare Lane, the daughter of the founder of Penguin Books and he has three children named Sebastian, Rosalind and Horatio.

Children's Author Michael Morpurgo born on 05 10 1943 in . Until now, Michael Morpurgo's age is 74 year old and have Libra constellation. Count down 350 days will come next birthday of Michael Morpurgo !