Two beautiful, compassionate animal stories from the snowy north, The Rainbow Bear and Little Albatross, by internationally bestselling War Horse author, Michael Morpurgo. Collected together for the first time and featuring Michael Foreman’s original stunning illustrations, this is a gem of a book to be enjoyed over and over again.
Two classic animal tales by one of the greatest storytellers of our time, War Horse author Michael Morpurgo, and beautifully illustrated by Michael Foreman.
From the Back Cover
The snow bear is so enchanted by the sight of a dazzling rainbow that he longs to soak up its colours for himself – but when his wish is granted, he needs help to become a snow bear once more . . .
Snug in the warmth of his mother’s feathers, Little Albatross grows stronger every day – until his parents decide he is old enough to be left alone, just for a little while . . .
Moving and lyrical, The Rainbow Bear and Little Albatross are two classic animal stories by the internationally bestselling author Michael Morpurgo, winner of the Whitbread Award and the Children’s Book Award.
Beautifully brought to life by Michael Foreman’s original illustrations, this is a gem of a book to be enjoyed over and over again.
‘Foreman and Morpurgo are the high priests of collaboration, understanding how to grab the reader tight from the first page’ Independent