Barking for Bagels by Michael Rosen
  

Barking for Bagels

Written by Michael Rosen
Illustrated by Tony Ross

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RRP £5.99

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With her cheery, distinctive voice and passion for bagels, little dog Shnipp is a very jolly character and certain to be a real favourite with young readers. Running away one day on impulse she’s taken in by Bessie the Bagel Lady; then, when the foxes tell her just how much she’s missed by her owners, she decides just as impulsively to run back home. The story bowls along as merrily as Shnipp at full stretch, full of humour and sprinkled with black and white illustrations by Tony Ross. Great fun for solo reading and for sharing at bedtime too. ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

Barking for Bagels by Michael Rosen

Shnipp the dog loves to play fetch with Julie and Lara in the park, but she doesn't love their annoying laughs. So one day she decides to run off. It's not long before Shnipp finds a new life with Bessie the Bagel Lady, eating delicious bagels every day. But when she decides to finally head home, she discovers things aren't exactly the same as when she left...

Reviews

Highly recommended for emerging readers -- Fiona Noble The Bookseller

Praise for Don't Forget Tiggs!:

'Delightful family story. The humour is just right ...perfectly enhanced by Tony Ross' comic illustrations' Bookseller

'Funny family adventure. Brilliant for emerging readers, and tells a satisfying story' - The Bookseller

Praise for Choosing Crumble:

'Perfect for young readers, and a good real-aloud title too' Bookseller

'A perfect example of how even an early reader book could become a family favourite' - Storytellers Inc

About the Author

Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen is a hugely bestselling author of picture books and poetry. Michael frequently appears on radio and gives talks and lectures on children’s literature. Michael was the Children’s Laureate for 2007–2009 and the winner of the Eleanor Farjeon Award. He lives in London.

Join Michael Rosen as he attempts to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Largest reading lesson at 10am on Tues. 15 July. Watch below.

Michael Rosen on Michael Rosen:

Most of my adult life, I've been a freelance writer, teacher (of sorts), journalist, performer and broadcaster. I visit schools doing my one-man show, and support Arsenal Football Club.

I have often written about my life and family, but I also write occasional fantasy (usually based in a real place) and non-fiction.

Things you didn't know about Michael Rosen
I wear size 12 shoes.
I like speaking French.
I'm an atheist.
I love mobile phones.
I love houmous.
I can't live without green warty pickled gherkins.
I hate racism.
My father was American.
I can slide my top lip one way and my bottom lip the other.
I can play the harmonica.

Photo credit Laurence Cendroicz

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

Michael Rosen
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Author's Website

www.michaelrosen.co.uk/

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Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

2nd February 2017

ISBN

9781783445059

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Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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