I'm Number One by Michael Rosen


I'm Number One by Michael Rosen

This is a gentle, optimistic story about a bully who gets his comeuppance, from a number one author-illustrator pair! 'I'm A One. I'm big A One. Let me tell you, A One rules'. But without other people to wind his key, A One, big A One, is a useless, no-good No One! Luckily, Maddy and Sally and Sid find the perfect way to show the bully how much he really needs them. Suitable for even the youngest children, Michael Rosen and Bob Graham's toy story captures the nursery school dynamic with warmth and insight. Michael Rosen and Bob Graham are the award-winning pairing behind the acclaimed This is Our House (9781406305647).


* A beautiful and moving story with engagingly communicative drawings by Bob Graham. Observer

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: 3+


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Publication date

2nd August 2010



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