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Michael Morpurgo

2012 Honorary Graduate

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Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo, OBE, is the Children s Laureate and best-selling author of over 130 books for children including Private Peaceful, The Butterfly Lion, Kensuke's Kingdom and War Horse, which first performed at the National Theatre in 2007. War Horse continues to be performed at the New London Theatre to sell out theatres, and recently opened in New York and Canada. It was recently released as a film directed by Steven Spielberg in January 2012.