Blogging assignment: Children’s book review and competition: An Eagle in the Snow by Michael Morpurgo (UK bloggers)

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Blogging assignment: Children's book review and competition: An Eagle in the Snow by Michael Morpurgo

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The powerful new novel from the master storyteller – inspired by the true story of one man who might have stopped World War II.

1940. The train is under attacks from German fighters. In the darkness, sheltering in a railway tunnel, the stranger in the carriage with Barney and his mother tells them a story to pass the time.

And what a story. The story of a young man, a young soldier in the trenches of World War I who, on the spur of the moment, had done what he thought was the right thing.

It turned out to have been the worst mistake he ever could have made – a mistake he must put right before it is too late…

Review
Praise for An Eagle in the Snow:

“Brilliant, fascinating and intriguing. Historical fiction at its most magnificent.” Jackie French

Praise for Michael Morpurgo:

“Michael Morpurgo writes brilliantly about war and animals, conveying the big emotions without preaching. The former children’s laureate has the happy knack of speaking to both child and adult readers” Guardian

“Morpurgo, as always, is subtle and skillful, 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

About the Author
Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain’s best-loved writers for children. He has written over 100 books and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award and the Whitbread Award. His recent bestselling novels include ‘Listen to the Moon’, ‘A Medal for Leroy’ and ‘Shadow’.

His novel ‘War Horse’ has been successfully adapted as a West End and Broadway theatre play and a major film by Steven Spielberg. A former Children’s Laureate, Michael is also the co-founder, with his wife Clare, of the charity Farms for City Children.

What is the blogging assignment?

We are looking for blogs with a minimum of 2000 Monthly Unique Users to post a review of An Eagle in the Snow. Those who are able to turn around the review promptly will be given priority.

We ask that the following useful and informative links be used:
Book trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHpyaAWTHHE
Amazon link: http://www.amazon.co.uk/An-Eagle-Snow-Michael-Morpurgo/dp/0008134154
Morpurgo’s website: http://www.michaelmorpurgo.com/

We are looking for a mixture between parenting bloggers with kids around 9+, and also YA bloggers.
In your response, please PROVIDE YOUR POSTAL ADDRESS as we will be sending out the books w/c 2nd November.
Books can be provided for giveaway if required, please state on your response if you would like to run a competition and we will send the prize directly to your winner upon receipt of their address.

What type of blogs are you looking for?

Parenting blogs with children aged 9+
Young Adult bloggers

Preferred geographic location of the blogger:

United Kingdom

How might you compensate the blogger?

Getting to keep the product

How else might you compensate the blogger?

n/a

When would the blogger need to complete and publish the blogging assignment by?

1-2 weeks after receiving the product/item to review or email agreement to proceeded.

Assignment close date:

4th Nov 2015

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