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An exciting, varied collection of poems from the ever popular ex-Laureate. Always engaging, often thought provoking and perfectly matched by the zany illustrations.
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.
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
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.
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
Publication date: 06/09/2018
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
|Publication date:||6th September 2018|
|Publisher:||Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month, Julia Eccleshare's Picks|
|Other Categories:||All Shortlists and Winners|
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. 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? My parents were teachers, politically committed (socialists), and great storytellers and readers. I was lucky to have found them. Most of my adult life, I've ...More About Michael Rosen