Listen to Michael talk about children’s mental health on BBC Radio 4’s Point of View.

“Childhood really should be the happiest days of our children’s lives,”

writes Michael Morpurgo.

“But for so many of them today it is not”.

Michael Morpurgo reflects on the damage being caused to increasing numbers of children by stress and anxiety. He makes an impassioned plea to schools to do much more to alleviate stress.