Cool! by Michael MorpurgoOne day Robbie is hit by a car while running after his dog, Lucky. Unconscious, Robbie lies in hospital, unable to speak, move or eat. But he can hear; he is aware.
His friends and family try desperately to reach him – even Zola, his favourite Chelsea footballer, comes to see him. And still Robbie can’t ‘wake up’. Until one day, against hospital rules, Dad brings Lucky into the hospital. Can Lucky bring Robbie back to life?
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His work is noted for its "magical storytelling",  for recurring themes such as the triumph of an outsider or survival, for characters' relationships with nature, and for vivid settings such as the Cornish coast or World War I. Morpurgo became the third Children's Laureate , from to Morpurgo did not learn who his biological father was until he was 19 years old,  while watching the film version of Great Expectations , with his mother, in which Tony Van Bridge appeared. Morpurgo attended schools in central London, Devon , Sussex and Kent ; [ citation needed ] his unhappy experiences at boarding school would inform his novel The Butterfly Lion. He attended the independent prep school Mount House in Devon until he was
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Find out more about the life and works of Michael Morpurgo , former Children's Laureate and writer of over beloved books, including War Horse and Private Peaceful. Michael wouldn't see his biological father, actor Tony van Bridge, until many years later, because during the war, Michael's mother found a new partner: Jack Morpurgo. A divorce between Michael's parents soon followed and Tony van Bridge emigrated to Canada. On Christmas Eve in , Michael was watching a television adaptation of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations with his mother, Kippe Cammaerts, when she suddenly exclaimed that Michael's father was on the screen, playing Magwitch. Michael met his father in person a few years later and the two became very close.
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Micheal Morpurgo rocks! I love all of his work, espeically Alone on a wide, wide sea,you must read it! And I abolutly love kensikes kingdom and privet peaceful. They rock!!!! My favourite book yet is probably Private Peaceful, you must read it!!! Michael Morpurgo is great i really love his books, Private Peaceful and the butterfly lion are my faves!!!