Songbird Story by Michael Rosen
  

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Songbird Story by Michael Rosen

Two songbirds soar among the leaves and branches, filling the woods with their singing. Then along comes the birdcatcher with his traps...How the birds are separated, reunited and finally find their freedom is charmingly told by Michael Rosen, the Children's Laureate.

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A Michael Rosen story of birds, a catcher's trap and ultimate freedom has invitingly detailed paintings by Jill Dow. School Librarian The Children's Laureate, Michael Rosen, has produced a charming ballad-like tale that is ideal for reading aloud... The themes of freedom and captivity are explored at a simple level and will generate discussion as will Jill Dow's sensitive, beautifully realised illustrations, with their intricate detail and almost manuscript-style borders covering every page Carousel

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
32 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Michael Rosen
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Author's Website

www.michaelrosen.co.uk/

Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

5th October 2007

ISBN

9781845077136


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