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Michael Rosen's Sad Book

Written by Michael Rosen

Illustrated by Quentin Blake

Michael Rosen's Sad Book Synopsis

A heartbreakingly honest account of a father's grief for his son from the illustrious pairing of a current and a former Children's Laureate. What makes Michael Rosen most sad is thinking about his son, Eddie, who died. In this jacketed hardback book he writes about his sadness, how it affects him and some of the things he does to try and cope with it. Whether or not you have known what it's like to feel really deeply sad, its truth will surely touch you.

Michael Rosen's Sad Book Press Reviews

A wonderful way to introduce children to the idea that it's OK to be sad and that it's ok to be sad and that there are many, many ways to deal with sadness when it overwhelms you, Fantastic. * Norwich Evening News * Even the toughest of adults will find it hard not to feel the prick of tears ... an absolutely beautiful way of helping someone deal with loss. * Coventry Telegraph and Nuneaton Evening Telegraph * Illustrated sensitively ... a poignantly honest revelation. * Newbury Weekly News *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406313161
Publication date: 4th February 2008
Author: Michael Rosen
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 40 pages

About Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen is an eminent writer, broadcaster, poet, performer and, in 2007, was nominated as the Children's Laureate. He received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997. He lives in London. Quentin Blake was the very first Children's Laureate. One of the world's foremost illustrators, he has won numerous awards for his books and is most well-known for his work with Roald Dahl. He lives in London.

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