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Michael Morpurgo

The Force of Soft Power: Pat O'Connor on 'Private Peaceful'

Dan Lybarger | Posted 10.31.2014 | Arts
Dan Lybarger

In promoting his new film adaptation of Private Peaceful, a book by War Horse author Michael Morpugo looks back at a way of life that's long gone with only the slightest hint of sentiment.

Jordan Zakarin

Haunting, Emotional Journey For 'War Horse' Stars

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment

From the moment Steven Spielberg signed on to direct "War Horse," one thing was clear: He could not tell the story from the point of view of the horse...

'War Horse' Author Makes A Surprise Cameo In His Own Play

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 12.15.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- Audiences at Wednesday's matinee performance of "War Horse" likely never noticed a very special actor who was making his Lincoln Center st...

Caroline Dworin

Animal Stories For Grownups?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Dworin | Posted 06.19.2011 | Books

Should you read anything at all about him or look for his work in a bookstore, you will learn that Michael Morpurgo is a kids' author, a Children’s ...

Stage Door: Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, War Horse

Fern Siegel | Posted 06.16.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The Iraq War is now in its eighth year -- and the costs, in personal, economic and political terms, are staggering. But translating the existential aspects of war demands a sensitive dramatist like Rajiv Joseph.

Theater: War Horse Gallops Onto Broadway

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.14.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

A massive critical and commercial hit in the UK, War Horse comes to Broadway fully intact. It's a dazzling theatrical achievement that is sure to move audiences here as much as it has in London.

Caroline Dworin

Anatomy Of A War Horse: The Actors Behind The Puppets Speak (SLIDESHOW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Dworin | Posted 06.13.2011 | Arts

It is a tremendously simple narrative, linear and sweet -- a love story of boy meets horse, boy loses horse, boy goes through hell to get horse back.

50 Books Every Child Should Read

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Education Secretary Michael Gove says that children aged 11 should be reading 50 books a year to improve literacy standards. We asked three of Brit...

Steven Spielberg To Make A Movie Of "War Horse"

nytimes.com | PATRICK HEALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks Studios have bought the rights to the book "War Horse," about the long friendship between a British boy and his horse ...