Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen, former Children's Laureate (2007-2009) and winner of the Eleanor Farjeon Award, is renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter and for his commentary on the politics of education. He is Professor of Children's Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London. Michael presents Radio 4’s Word of Mouth. His short novel Uncle Gobb and the Dread Shed was shortlisted for the Little Rebels Award.

Michael is one of the most significant figures in contemporary children's poetry. In drawing closely on his own childhood experiences he continues to introduce new generations of children to the delights of poetry. His collection, A Great Big Cuddle, illustrated by Chris Riddell, was joint winner of the 2016 CLiPPA award. His collection: Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots illustrated by David Tazzyman was shortlisted for the CLiPPA in 2017. 

Resources

Videos

Michael Rosen - Jellyfish

Michael Rosen - Jellyfish

Michael Rosen - Our flat

Michael Rosen - Our flat

Michael Rosen - The book

Michael Rosen - The book

Michael Rosen - The rhythm of life

Michael Rosen - The rhythm of life

Michael Rosen - The seagulls

Michael Rosen - The seagulls

Michael Rosen - The space on the page

Michael Rosen - The space on the page

Michael Rosen - Words are ours

Michael Rosen - Words are ours

Michael Rosen - I wish I didn't have chicken pox

Michael Rosen - I wish I didn't have chicken pox

Michael Rosen - I am angry

Michael Rosen - I am angry

Michael Rosen - Let me do it

Michael Rosen - Let me do it

Michael Rosen - Lost

Michael Rosen - Lost

Michael Rosen - Oh Dear

Michael Rosen - Oh Dear

Michael Rosen - Once

Michael Rosen - Once