The paperback edition of this poetry collection fizzing with fun from the much loved Michael Rosen, packed with colour illustrations by David Tazzyman. Includes an audio CD of Michael Rosen reading his poems
Michael Rosen is a hugely successful author of every sort of children's book - picture books, poetry, fiction and non-fiction. He is frequently heard 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. David Tazzyman is the bestselling illustrator of the Mr Gum books (Egmont), which have won a multitude of awards including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. David grew up in Leicester and studied illustration at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has also illustrated the picture books You Can't Take an Elephant on the Bus, The Truth According to Arthur and The Naughty Naughty Baddies for Bloomsbury. He lives in Leicestershire with his partner and their three children.
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 *
Rosen doesn't just do funny ... he is funny ... Rosen is the real deal * Sunday Times on UNCLE GOBB AND THE DREAD SHED *
Ramshackle and silly in the best possible way * Financial Times on UNCLE GOBB AND THE DREAD SHED *