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Michael Rosen - The Website

Michael Rosen - The Website
Welcome to my website. Here you will be able to find new poems, videos of me performing poems and various bits of news, articles I write for newspapers and magazines, interviews with me, reviews of things that I've been doing, lists of things I've done in the past and so on. Since December 2011, I've also been writing a blog where you can catch my latest thoughts, ideas, and articles: http://michaelrosenblog.blogspot.com I've been appointed Professor of Children's Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London in order to help run a new MA in Children's Literature starting in September 2014. If you are interested in finding out more about this course, please contact Goldsmiths. For people wanting a complete list of my books up to and including 2012 then this website has it: literature.britishcouncil.org/michael-rosen

http://www.michaelrosen.co.uk/

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Booked Out Speakers Agency Anne Spudvilas is a multi award-winning illustrator of children’s books. Her work on the picture book version of Mao’s Last Dancer, The Peasant Prince, took her to China with author Li Cunxin. The Peasant Prince won both the NSW and Qld Premiers Awards and CBCA Honor book in 2008. Anne’s work concentrates on portraying character and expression in people in commissioned portraits, courtroom sketching and children’s books. Valerie Bloom - Children's Poetry Archive A Valerie Bloom reading is an uplifting experience, one that can coax even a shy British poetry audience into joyful participation, hands in the air to carry imaginary cake boxes, as they join in with the chorus to 'Pinda Cake'. She moves easily around the area where poetry and song overlap, in a voice as warm in speaking as in singing, and believes that "part of the beauty of poetry is the music in the words, and a vital part of music is often the poetry in the lyrics". But Valerie is far from a one-note poet. Her work also includes graver poems, such as the threatening 'Whose Dem Boots', 'Heather', a young girl forced to grow up too fast, or the fearsome ghosts of 'Duppy Jamboree', drawing on imagery from Jamaican folk tales.

Children's Laureate Children's Laureate 2007-9 Michael Rosen was appointed the fifth Children's Laureate in 2007 Michael Rosen was born in 1946 in north London. Kevin Brooks - Author 11th April 2014 Want to become a Chicken? Chicken House is recruiting a Junior Editor (Children's Fiction)! Location: Frome Department: Fiction Editorial, Chicken House Publishing Transworld - Terry Pratchett Larry Finlay, MD at Transworld Publishers: “I was deeply saddened to learn that Sir Terry Pratchett has died. The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds. In over 70 books, Terry enriched the planet like few before him. As all who read him know, Discworld was his vehicle to satirize this world: he did so brilliantly, with great skill, enormous humour and constant invention. Terry faced his Alzheimer’s disease (an ‘embuggerance’, as he called it) publicly and bravely.

Model Poem: The Prayer of the Dog his poem entitling The Prayer of the Dog is one of the examples of model poem which is taken from the collection “Prayers from the Ark”. Although the setting is Noah’s Ark, but the meaning-all describe animals feeling and problem in their life- still related to today’s’ condition. The further analysis on the poem is presented below. Lord, I keep watch! If I am not here

The biography of Michael Rosen a broadcaster, children's novelist and poet and the author of 140 books. He was appointed as the fifth Children's Laureate in June 2007, succeeding Jacqueline Wilson, and held this honour until 2009. Family and early years Book-A-Minute SF/F Don't have time to read it all? Let's face it. There's a lot of science fiction and fantasy out there and very little time to read it in. Well sit back and relax, because your troubles are solved! We here at Book-A-Minute SF/F have come up with a solution.

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