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Meeting Cezanne - a book by Morpurgo, Michael

Meeting Cezanne

Meeting Cezanne( )
Author: Morpurgo, Michael
Illustrator: Place, Francois
ISBN:978-0-7636-4896-1
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Candlewick Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

From the author of War Horse comes a gentle, evocative story of a young city boy’s summer in 1960s rural Provence. When Yannick learns that he is to stay with his aunt Mathilde and her family in the South of France, he cannot believe his luck. He has rarely been out of Paris, and if the paintings in his mother’s beloved Cézanne book are to be believed, surely Provence is paradise itself. So begins an idyllic month for the young city boy: roaming...
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Book Details
Pages:80
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Europe
Juvenile Fiction / Concepts / Size & Shape
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.49 x 7.62 x 0.46 Inches
Book Weight:0.588 Pounds
Author Biography
Morpurgo, Michael (Author)
British author Michael Morpurgo was born in St. Albans, Hertforshire in 1943. He attended the University of London and studied English and French. He became a primary school teacher in Kent for about ten years. He and his wife Clare started a charity called Farms for City Children. They currently own three farms where over 2000 children a year stay for a week and experience the countryside by taking part in purposeful farmwork.

He has published over 100 books and several screenplays. He won the 1995 Whitbread Children's Book Award for The Wreck of the Zanzibar, the 1996 Nestle Smarties Book Prize for The Butterfly Lion, and the 2000 Children's Book Award for Kensuke's Kingdom. Private Peaceful won the 2005 Red House Children's Book Award and the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award. Five of his books have been made into movies and two have been adapted for television. He was named as the third Children's Laureate in May 2003.

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