'"From the first sentence of a Michael Morpurgo book, you know you are in the hands of a natural storyteller."'
'This is totally absorbing - find out how one of our greatest storytellers gets his inspiration. This collection of essays gives a revealing insight into how writing works and where stories begin; it's a brilliant way to inspire children to write. […] This is a superb book which really takes the reader inside the author's mind, showing just how he came to write such great novels, and what inspired him. A brilliant classroom resource and a good read for any age.' Parents in Touch
'...I found it brilliant. This book has a good structure and is very interesting. [...] A must for Morpurgo fans.' Junior News and Mail
'fans 10+ will be fascinated to learn the stories behind the stories, in his own inimitable words.' angels & urchins
'“Throughout, Michael Foreman’s illustrations complement and enhance the writing. This book is well produced , easy to read and I cannot recommend it too highly to students and teachers.”' SLA