The Fox and the Ghost King

A ghost king in a car park. Foxes who love football. A Premiership dream come true… Master writer Michael Morpurgo turns Leicester’s real-life football fairy tale into a brand new fictional one! In a cosy den under a garden shed lives a family of foxes. They love to watch football. (Here’s a secret: all foxes do.) But their local team just keeps on losing. It seems like things will never change. That is, until Daddy Fox finds the trapped ghost of a king who longs to be free. If the foxes release him, he’ll make their greatest wish come true. Can you guess what their wish will be…?

  • A wonderful new book from the king of storytellers
  • A fantasy based on Leicester City’s Premiership win
  • Cleverly weaves Richard III’s burial into the tale
  • Beautifully illustrated by Michael Foreman

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    7 December 2016

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    Michael Morpurgo

    Master storyteller Michael Morpurgo has written over 100 books for children, and has won a multitude of awards as well as serving as Children’s Laureate from 2003-2005.

    Awards

    Michael was the Children’s Laureate 2003-2005, and has won many awards including The Whitbread Prize For The Wreck of the Zanzibar, the Smarties prize for The Butterfly Lion the Blue Peter Award for Private Peaceful and the Red House award for Shadow.

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