Author Archives: Rosalind Skellorn

Michael Morpurgo: The final straight

Michael Morpurgo reflects on War Horse: Fact & Fiction

When Michael Morpurgo paid a visit to the Museum recently, he had a look back on how War Horse: Fact & Fiction got started and let us know why he thought it was so important that people come to see the exhibition.

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Horse paper trail

War Horse paper trail

Part of our War Horse: Fact & Fiction exhibition has involved visitors decorating paper horses; we could never have imagined the path this would lead us down.

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‘Raggie’ the real war horse

Raggie the War Horse

Fifty years before Michael Morpurgo immortalised the story of ‘Joey’, another war horse put pen to paper and told his story – ‘Raggie’, the War Horse: An Autobiography.

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