Author(s): Michael Morpurgo, O.B.E.
Tomas hates school, hates books and hates stories. Forced to visit the library, he stops to listen to magical tales that the Unicorn Lady spins. These tales draw him in and are about to change the course of his life for ever...Set against the backdrop of war-torn Europe, "I Believe in Unicorns" explores the power of stories to transform lives. Produced in association with the Unicorn Theatre, the first purpose-built professional theatre for children in the UK, located on London's South Bank.
"I Believe in Unicorns needs to be bought for every library, school and home... to share with as many children as we can so that they can experience its magic for themselves." The Bookseller"
Michael Morpurgo, the 2003-2005 Children's Laureate, is widely recognized as a master storyteller, and has won numerous awards for his work, including the Smarties Book Prize, the Whitbread Award, the Writers' Guild Award and the Children's Book Award. He lives in Devon. Gary Blythe has illustrated many picture books for children, winning the Kate Greenaway Medal for The Whales' Song, his first book. He lives near Liverpool.