‘War Horse’ author: World War One history ‘important’

‘War Horse’ author Michael Morpurgo knows more about the First World War than most people.

The former Children’s Laureate has written more than 130 books, but none more famous than his novel telling the story of one horse’s experiences during the Great War.

We need to understand the lessons of World War One

We need to understand the lessons of World War One

And with the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War being marked, Morpurgo says it’s vital people understand the past so they can understand the present.