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      November 16, 2019

       

      252 High Street
      Exeter, Devon EX4 3PZ

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      Meet Michael Morpurgo in Exeter

      The bestselling and much-loved author of over 130 books including The Butterfly Lion, Kensukes Kingdom, Why the Whales Came, The Mozart Question, and War Horse, which was adapted for a hugely successful stage production and film will be signing copies of his new book, Boy Giant.Boy Giant: Son of Gulliver is 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 Gullivers 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 beginningIn 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. Further details and pictures here: https://www.michaelmorpurgo.com/unveiling-the-boy-giant-sand-sculpture/For further information please contact the shop: Waterstones 252 High Street, Exeter EX4 3PZ e: exeterromangate@waterstones.comt: 01392 423044

      Cost: free, Please note that events can occasionally be cancelled at short notice or their times or dates may alter; we therefore recommend that you check with the shop before travelling.If you are unable to attend an event we can often reserve signed copies. Please contact the host shop for details. Reserved copies cannot be guaranteed and may not always carry dedications.All signings (unless otherwise stated) operate on a first come first served basis, so early arrival is often recommended.

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