Meet Michael Morpurgo in Exeter
The bestselling and much-loved author of over 130 books will be signing copies of his new book, 'Boy Giant'.
Saturday 16th November, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
- Book signing
About the Event
Boy Giant: Son of Gulliver is a stunning and timely story of adventure, the power of rescue, and humanitys infinite capacity for good even when those humans are very small indeed. A thrilling high-sea adventure inspired by the classic story of Gulliver's Travels, it is also a gripping modern narrative about the need for cooperation and refuge, and the importance of kindness to strangers.
The story depicts the heart-stopping plight of Omar, a young 12- year-old boy fleeing his home. War has forced Omar and his mother to leave Afghanistan and venture across the sea to Europe, to safety. When their boat sinks and Omar finds himself alone, with no hope of rescue, it seems as if his story has come to an end. But it is only just beginning.
In addition to meeting Michael you will also be able to view an amazing sand sculpture in store, which has been created in celebration of Michael wonderful new novel.
About the Book
Publication date:19 Sep 2019
A stunning new story of hope, humanity and high-seas adventure for children and adults everywhere from Sir Michael Morpurgo, the nation's favourite storyteller and multi-million copy bestselling author of WAR HORSE.