Hello! My name is Michael Harvey and I've been telling this story in one form or another for many years to people of all ages all over the world. Then I realised that I can only be in one place at a time so I decided to write it down. I hope one day you might hear me tell it but, in the meantime, here is Pig Boy for you. He'll be in the shops around the end of the year but I will be giving away chunks of the story between now and book launch day. Sign up using the form above to start hearing more about Pig Boy!
You think you’re probably about fourteen but you’re not sure. One day there’s a knock at the door and you’re told you’re not who you think you are. You turn out to be some kind of prince and your step-mother wants a word with you. Oh, yes – and you’re real name is ‘Pig Boy’. […]
by michaelharvey in General
Philip Pullman brings all the stories that you know from the Brothers Grimm. And he adds a few more that you’ve never heard of for good luck in this fantastic translation and adaptation. As Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm discovered that people were actually reading and enjoying their stories panic began to set in. These popular […]
by michaelharvey in Mythology
Homer the storyteller Homer the storyteller has taken on many forms. He was the name of the poet who wrote two long narrative poems in Ancient Greece. One is the Iliad, which is about the siege Troy. The other is the Odyssey which tells the story of the adventures of Odysseus on his way back home. […]
Mabinogion or Mabinogi? So which is it? The short and confusing answer is – both. The Mabinogion or Mabinogi are a collection of stories collected together in the Middle Ages around eight hundred years ago. The Mabinogion usually refers to the whole collection within which there are four separate ‘branches’ of related stories called the […]