Snow Tales

Be whisked away into an Arctic wilderness and explore the majestic landscapes of the frozen North in this beautiful pair of classic Morpurgo nature tales, Rainbow Bear and Little Albatross. When a polar bear grows tired of being a white creature in a snow white landscape, he dreams of soaking himself in all the colours of the rainbow. Will his wish be granted? Next, a little albatross finally grows big enough for his mother and father to leave him at home alone. But danger threatens from a hungry enemy… Told with all of Michael Morpurgo’s lyrical power, these wondrous stories capture the snowy magic of the North Pole and the wild creatures there.

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  • loved it

    One of the best Michael Morpurgo books ever!! Once you start reading you won’t be able to stop!! One of my favorite books!

    7 March 2013

  • I have read this book over and over again, and even though it may not be the longest book in the world, it is still a great book about animals that live surrounded by snow. I would recomend this mostly to younger readers.

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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.


    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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    Michael Foreman has won the Kate Greenaway medal three times, and the Nestle Smarties Prize twice for illustration of books including War Boy and The Little Reindeer.

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