This is Our House by Michael Rosen


This is Our House by Michael Rosen

This is a brilliantly observed story of prejudice and children at play from the Children's Laureate Michael Rosen - now brought to life with an animated DVD! George says the cardboard house is his alone and isn't for girls, twins or people with glasses. But then he comes back to find that there are people inside who don't think it is for people who have red hair - like George. This is a topical and perceptive book that shows that it's much more fun to share. Offering a whole new storytelling experience, this picture book and DVD edition features a charming story animation, narrated by Adjoa Andoh. Running time is approximately 6 minutes. This title is part of the innovative picture book and animated DVD range (produced in conjunction with King Rollo Films).


* Words and pictures both splendidly capture the essence of infant society. Northern Echo

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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32 pages
Interest Age: 4 years +


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Publication date

1st June 2009



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