Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots

Written by Michael Rosen

Illustrated by David Tazzyman

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Shortlisted for the CLPE Children’s Poetry Award (CLiPPA) 2017 A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month September 2018 |

Michael Rosen is the bestselling author of We're Going on a Bear Hunt, along with many other picture books and collections of poetry. Packed with silly rhymes, witty wordplay and thought-provoking story poems, this new collection of poems will delight children of all ages.

 

 

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Julia Eccleshare's Picks for September 2018:

The Legend of Kevin: A Roly-Poly Flying Pony Adventure by Philip Reeve 

The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes by Julia Donaldson 

Happy: A Children's Book of Mindfulness by Nicola Edwards

Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots by  Michael Rosen

You've Got a Friend by Judi Curtin

Tilly and the Bookwanderers (Pages & Co., Book 1) by Anna James 

Wish for a Witch by Kaye Umansky

Poems to Live Your Life By by Chris Riddell

Once Upon a Wild Wood by Chris Riddell

 

Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots Synopsis

A riotous celebration of words - silly words, funny words, words you only use in your own family, new words, old words, and the very best words in the right order.

Melon Melon squashy, melon sloshy.

My friend Helen's eating melon.

So far, so good with Helen and her melon.

But here's what I'm tellin' Helen:

`Don't SIT on your melon, Helen!'

Filled with colour illustrations and packed with silly rhymes, witty wordplay and thought-provoking story poems, this collection will delight children of all ages. 

Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots Press Reviews

Full of poems that I love ... illustrated with wild enthusiasm and style   The Times

This entertaining compilation will entertain for hours, if not days ... Exuberant, amusing illustrations complement this compendium of poems about everyday happenings and extraordinary events ... Ideal for reading aloud at home or at school    BookTrust

Praise for Uncle Gobb and the Dread Shed;

Rosen doesn't just do funny ... he is funny ... Rosen is the real deal    Sunday Times

Ramshackle and silly in the best possible way   Financial Times


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ISBN: 9781408873441
Publication date: 06/09/2018
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781408873434
Publication date: 08/09/2016
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408873441
Publication date: 6th September 2018
Author: Michael Rosen
Illustrator: David Tazzyman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 128 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Poetry, Poetry
Recommendations: Books of the Month, Christmas Books, Julia Eccleshare's Picks
Other Categories: All Shortlists and Winners

About 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:I grew up in the London suburb of Pinner, a place my parents often wondered about. How had we landed there? ...

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