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  • Published: 6 June 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448121953
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

Little Albatross



From the award-winning partnership of Michael Morpurgo and Michael Forman comes this gorgeous thrilling picture book.

The last snows of winter are melting away and Little Albatross sits snug in the warmth of Mother Albatross' feathers. He grows bigger and stronger until one day Mother and Father Albatross go fishing together, leaving Little Albatross alone for the first time. Will they return in time to save him from the killer bird who is watching, waiting . . .?

  • Published: 6 June 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448121953
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

About the authors

Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo has written over 120 books, many of them award-winning. His most well-known work, War Horse, was adapted into a multi-Oscar nominated film by Steven Spielberg, and a widely-acclaimed play at the National Theatre.

In 2003 Michael became the third Children's Laureate, a position he helped create with the poet Ted Hughes.

With his wife, Clare, he set up the charity Farms for City Children, and for their pioneering work they were both awarded the MBE in 1999.

Michael Foreman

Michael Foreman is one of the most talented and popular creators of children's books today. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal two times and has been the UK nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award twice. His highly acclaimed books are published all over the world. He is married and has three sons. He divides his time between St Ives in Cornwall and London.

Praise for Little Albatross

Foreman and Morpurgo are the high priests of collaboration, understanding how to grab the reader tight from the first page

The Independent

A breathtaking collaboration of words and pictures builds the suspense up to a nerve-wracking climax

Junior

Beautiful seascapes by Michael Foreman.

The Children's Bookseller

This story, with its stunning illustrations, will delight all animal lovers

Norwich Evening News

A lyrical book, perfect for bedtime.

Angels & Urchins

This is a satisfying adventure-tale of a seldom-featured species . . .

Books for Keeps

Featured in the Summer Books section.

RTE Guide

It's an exciting tale, beautifully illustrated by Michael Foreman.

Birmingham Post

A breathtaking collaboration of words and pictures builds the suspense up to a nerve-racking climax.

Junior

Featured in Christmas round up: Comes beautifully illustrated...there's always depth to Morpurgo's writing, always an enticing richness, and this little exploration of independence and growing up should delight time and time again.

West Sussex Gazette

Short review

Animal Antics

Michael Morpurgo's choice of words is so satisfying for a small child to listen to...Michael Foreman provides exciting and simple pictures.

The School Librarian

Enchanting words equally matched with pictures by Michael Foreman.

Bournemouth Daily Echo

...this successful partnership has come up with yet another fine story...

The Oxford Times

The tale is carefully and beautifully told in language that at times reads almost like poetry.

Inis (Children's Books Ireland Magazine)

Short review

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