War Horse author Michael Morpurgo reveals cancer battle

War Horse author Michael Morpurgo reveals cancer battle
 

Children's author Sir Michael Morpurgo has spoken of his battle with cancer.
The renowned former children's laureate, now 74, had radiotherapy last year to treat cancer of the larynx.
He said he had "excellent prospects for a full recovery" and his voice was finding "new strength".
Sir Michael's most famous book, War Horse, about a young boy's attempts to save his horse during the First World War, has been successfully adapted for film and the stage.
He had cancelled several public appearances in September due to ill-health but the nature of his illness had not been... read more

 
31 May 2018 in Regional, Views: 169
Source: BBC
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