Red Ted and the Lost Things by Michael Rosen


Red Ted and the Lost Things by Michael Rosen

With bravery, teamwork and lots of common sense, a forgotten bear finds his way home in this warm, wise and very funny graphic picture book by former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen and illustrated by Joel Stewart. One day, a little bear named Red Ted is accidentally left on the seat of a train by his owner Stevle and ends up in the place for lost things. He doesn't despair, however - he puts his mind to work! With the help of his new friends, a pessimistic crocodile and a cat with a fondness for cheese, Ted finds his way home to the little girl who loves and misses him. This is a sweet graphic storybook about pluck, persistence, and the pure comfort of home at the end of a long journey full of adventure.


* A sweet lost and found tale, told from the point of view of the lost toys. Michael Rosen's text is as excellent as ever, and Joel Stewart's illustrations set the mood perfectly

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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40 pages
Interest Age: 5+


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Publication date

4th October 2010



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