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PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
Publication date27th June 1996
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Michael Rosen's Book Of Very Silly Poems
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Age 6+ Containing all the ingredients of Michael Rosen's poetry - humour, rhyme, repetition and wordplay, this Book of Very Silly Poems covers all sorts of topics, all equally amusing and jovial.
SynopsisMichael Rosen's Book Of Very Silly Poems by Michael Rosen
Are you pink and green? Are you totally obscene? Can you pick your nose? With your stubby little toes? Let your imagination run riot and laughter fill your belly as you explore traditional poems, rhymes with a twist, and subversive playground favourites in this playful treasure chest of verse.
'Michael Rosen is a poet with a superb ear for the rhythms of language' Guardian
'One of our most popular writers - the champion for every bored, overdrilled, tested-to-tears pupil in the land' The Times
About The Author
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.
Michael Rosen on Michael Rosen:
I grew up in the London suburb of Pinner, a place my parents often wondered about. How had we landed there? My parents were teachers, politically committed (socialists), and great storytellers and readers. I was lucky to have found them.
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.
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