Perfect answers to impossible questions

Michael Morpurgo is one of my heroes. I love his books. They are full of courage and warmth and tenderness. I also love the answers he gave to the ‘Five most asked questions’ in this clip. Every children’s author is asked these questions at some time or another, and usually on a regular basis.

Of the five questions that Morpurgo answers in this clip, only one answer – the one where he describes how he writes- differs to the reply I’d make to the same question. I especially like what he says about truth in fiction and which is his favourite book.

 

Kirsty is an Australian author of books for children and young adults.

“Books are windows into other ways of being.”

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