• The Fox and the Ghost King

  • By: Michael Morpurgo
  • Narrated by: Jot Davies
  • Length: 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 22-09-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (36 ratings)


A delightful tale of victory against all odds from master storyteller Michael Morpurgo.
'Every fox in the whole town, in the whole country just about, is a football fan....and we all have an impossible dream.'
In a cosy den under a garden shed lives a family of foxes. They love to watch football - all foxes do. But their favourite team keeps losing and losing, and it seems like things will never look up. That is until Daddy Fox finds the ghost of a king buried underneath a car park. A king who wishes only to be free.
'Release me,' says the Ghost King, 'and I can do anything. Just tell me your greatest wish.'
For these football-loving foxes, might everything be about to change?
©2016 Michael Morpurgo (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers
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Critic reviews

Praise for Michael Morpurgo:
"Michael Morpurgo writes brilliantly about war and animals, conveying the big emotions without preaching." ( Guardian)
"Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects." ( Daily Telegraph)
"There are few children's writers as compelling as Michael Morpurgo." ( Daily Express)
"Morpurgo, as always, is subtle and skilful, and incorporates social and moral issues into his writing without being self-righteous or detracting from the quality of the narrative." (Elizabeth Reilly, British Council)
"The former children's laureate has the happy knack of speaking to both child and adult readers." (<>Guardian)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Tilly on 29-09-16

Beautiful Story

A fantastic short story. Myself and my daughter enjoyed every minute. So well written and up to date.

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