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Aside from this illustrated list here, the British Council web site contains the most up-to-date and accurate list of all my books, plus some critical commentaries on my work.

FICTION AND PICTURE BOOK TEXTS FOR CHILDREN

hairy tales - cover
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Hairy Tales and Nursery Crimes
illustrated by Alan Baker
London, Andre Deutsch, 1985, paperback, London, Harper Collins 1987

You're thinking about doughnuts - cover
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You're Thinking About Doughnuts
illustrated by Tony Pinchuck
London, Deutsch, 1987 (new editions London, Harper Collins 1988 and London, Barn Owl Books 1999)

we're going on a bear hunt - cover
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We're Going On A Bear Hunt
illustrated by Helen Oxenbury
London, Walker, 1989 (mini-edition, London, Walker, 1992; paperback, London, Walker, 1993; board book, London, Walker, 1997)
little rabbit foo - cover
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Little Rabbit Foo Foo
illustrated by Arthur Robins
London, Walker, 1990, (paperback, London, Walker, 1992 )
Clever Cakes - cover
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Clever Cakes
illustrated by Caroline Holden
London, Walker, 1991 (paperback, London, Walker 1991)
Burping Bertha - cover
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Burping Bertha
illustrated by Tony Ross
London, Andersen Press, 1993, (paperback, London, Red Fox, 1994)

This Is Our House - cover
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This Is Our House
illustrated by Bob Graham
London, Walker, 1996 (paperback 1998)
Snore - cover
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Snore!
illustrated by Jonathan Langley
London, Harper Collins, 1998 (paperback 1999)

Mission Ziffoid - cover
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Mission Ziffoid
illustrated by Arthur Robins
London, Walker, 1999 (paperback 1999)

Rover - cover
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Rover
illustrated by Neal Layton
London, Bloomsbury, 1999 (paperback 2000)
Lovely Old Roly - cover
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Lovely Old Roly
illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
London, Frances Lincoln 2002
Oww! cover
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Oww!
illustrated by Jonathan Langley
London, Harper Collins, 2003
Howler - cover]
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Howler
illustrated by Neal Layton
London, Bloomsbury, 2004
Michael Rosen's Sad Book
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Sad Book
illustrated by Quentin Blake
London, Walker, 2004


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Totally Wonderful Miss Plumberry
illustrated Chinlun Lee
London, Walker, 2006

Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy
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Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy
illustrated by Quentin Blake
London, Bloomsbury, 2006
You're Thinking About Tomatoes - cover
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You're Thinking About Tomatoes
illustrated by Quentin Blake
London, Barn Owl, 2005
POETRY FOR CHILDREN
mind your own business - cover
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Mind Your Own Business
illustrated by Quentin Blake
London, Andre Deutsch, 1974 (paperback, London, Collins, 1975) (republished in hardback, London, Scholastic 199?)

wouldn't yo-u like to know - cover
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Wouldn't You Like To Know
illustrated by Quentin Blake
London, Andre Deutsch, 1977; revised edition with some new poems, paperback, London, Puffin, 1981 (republished in hardback, London, Scholastic, 199?)
you tell me - cover
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You Tell Me - co-authored with Roger McGough
illustrated by Sara Midda
London, Kestrel, 1979, (paperback, London, Puffin, 1981)

you can't catch me - cover
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You Can't Catch Me
illustrated by Quentin Blake
London, Andre Deutsch, 1981, (paperback, London, Puffin, 1982)
quick let's get out of here - cover
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Quick Let's Get Out Of Here
illustrated by Quentin Blake
London, Andre Deutsch, 1983, (paperback, London, Puffin, 1985)
don't put mustard in the custard - cover
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Don't Put Mustard In The Custard
illustrated by Quentin Blake
London, Andre Deutsch, 1985, (paperback, London, Harper Collins) (republished in hardback, London, Scholastic, 199?)

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The Hypnotiser
illustrated by Andrew Tiffen
London, Andre Deutsch, 1988) (paperback London, Collins, 1987; republished by Scholastic 199?)

we're going on a bear hunt - cover
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We're Going On A Bear Hunt
illustrated by Helen Oxenbury
London, Walker, 1989 (mini-edition, London, Walker, 1992; paperback, London, Walker, 1993; board book, London, Walker, 1997)
little rabbit foo - cover
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Little Rabbit Foo Foo
illustrated by Arthur Robins
London, Walker, 1990, (paperback, London, Walker, 1992 )
zoo at night - cover
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Zoo At Night
illustrated by Bee Willey
Vancouver, Tradewind Books, 199?
you wait till i'm older than you - cover
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You Wait Till I'm Older Than You
illustrated by Shoo Rayner
Viking, 1996 (paperback, London, Puffin, 1997)
tea in the sugar bowl - cover
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Tea In The Sugar Bowl, Potato In My Shoe
illustrated by Quentin Blake
London, Walker 1997, (paperback, London, Walker, 1997)
book of nonsense - cover
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The Michael Rosen Book of Nonsense
illustrated by Clare Mackie
Brighton, Wayland Macdonald 1997) (paperback, London, Hodder, 1998)
lunch boxes don't fly - cover
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Lunch Boxes Don't Fly
illustrated by Korky Paul
London, Puffin, 1999
centrally heated knickers - cover
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Centrally Heated Knickers
illustrated by Harry Horse
London, Puffin, 1999
even more nonsense - cover
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Even More Nonsense
illustrated by Clare Mackie
London, Hodder, 2000, (paperback, London, Hodder, 2001)
uncle billy being silly - cover
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Uncle Billy Being Silly
illustrated by Korky Paul
London, Puffin, 2001
no breathing in class - cover
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No Breathing In Class
illustrated by Korky Paul
London, Puffin, 2003

alphabet poem
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Alphabet Poem
illustrated by Herve Tullet
London, Milet, 2004
MISCELLANIES FOR CHILDREN (material by MR)
smelly jelly smelly fish
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Smelly Jelly Smelly Fish
illustrated by Quentin Blake
London, Walker 1986 (paperback, London, Walker, 1986)

under the bed - cover
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Under the Bed
illustrated by Quentin Blake
London, Walker 1986 (paperback, London, Walker, 1986)
hard boiled legs - cover
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Hard-Boiled Legs
illustrated by Quentin Blake
London, Walker 1987 (paperback, London, Walker, 1987)
Order Amazon UK  Spollyollydiddlytiddlyitis
illustrated by Quentin Blake
London, Walker 1987 (paperback, London, Walker, 1987)


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Silly Stories
illustrated by Mik Brown
London, Kingfisher, 1988 (revised and reissued as Michael Rosen's Horribly Silly Stories, London, Kingfisher, 1994)
FOLK TALES AND RE-TELLINGS FOR CHILDREN
the wicked tricks of till owlyglass
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The Wicked Tricks of Till Owlyglass
illustrated by Fritz Wegner
London, Walker, 1989, (paperback, London, Walker, 1990)
the golem of old prague - cover
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The Golem of Old Prague
illustrated by Val Biro
London, Andre Deutsch, 1990 (paperback, London, Andre Deutsch 1990) (re-issued, illustrated by Brian Simons, (Baruch ben Yitshak), Nottingham, Five Leaves Press, 1997)
the man with no shadow - cover
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The Man With No Shadow
illustrated by Reg Cartwright
Harlow, Longman 1994

rome and juliet - cover
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William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet presented by Michael Rosen and Jane Ray
illustrated by Jane Ray

London, Walker, 2004, paperback 2005
ANTHOLOGIES FOR CHILDREN OR TEENAGERS
(material selected/edited but mostly not written by MR)
children's poetry - cover
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The Kingfisher Book of Children's Poetry
illustrated by Alice Englander
London, Kingfisher, 1985 (paperback, 1991)
a spider bought a bicycle - cover
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A Spider Bought A Bicycle
illustrated by Inga Moore
London, Kingfisher, 1987 (paperback, 1992)
the kingfisher book of funny stories - cover
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The Kingfisher Book Of Funny Stories
illustrated by Tony Blundell
London, Kingfisher, 1988, (paperback, 1992)
a world of poetry - cover
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A World Of Poetry
illustrated by various
London, Kingfisher, 1991, (paperback, Kingfisher, 1994)
sonsense nongs
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Sonsense Nongs
illustrated by Shoo Rayner
London, A&C Black, 1992 (re-edited selection, no music , Pilly Soems, Michael Rosen's Book of Very Silly Poems, London, A&C Black, 1994; as paperback Michael Rosen's Book of Very Silly Poems , London Puffin, 1996)
poems for the very young
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Poems for the Very Young
illustrated by Bob Graham
London, Kingfisher, 1993, (paperback, 1996
walking the bridge of your nose - cover
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Walking the Bridge of Your Nose
illustrated by Chloe Cheese
London, Kingfisher, 1995 (paperback 1997)
classic poetry, an illustrated collection - cover
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Classic Poetry, an illustrated collection
illustrated by Paul Howard
London, Walker, 1998
night-night, Knight - cover
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Night-Night, Knight, and other poems
illustrated by Sue Heap
London, Walker, 1998 (paperback, 1999)
NON-FICTION FOR CHILDREN OR SECONDARY STUDENTS
Shakespeare his life and his work - cover
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Shakespeare, His Life and His Work
illustrated by Robert Ingpen
London, Walker, 2001 (p'back (2004)


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Dickens
illustrated by Robert Ingpen
London, Walker, 2005
NON-FICTION FOR ADULTS
Order Amazon UK  Did I Hear You Write?
London, Andre Deutsch, 1989; Nottingham, Five Leaves Press, 1998
Order Amazon UK  Goodies and Daddies, An A-Z Guide to Fatherhood
illustrated by Caroline Holden
London, John Murray, 1991 (paperback, London, John Murray, 1992)
Order CLPE  A Year With Poetry - Teachers Write About Teaching Poetry
co-edited and co-authored with Myra Barrs
London, Centre for Language in Primary Education (CLPE), 1997

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William Shakespeare In His Times, For Our Times
Redwords, London, 2004
ANTHOLOGIES FOR ADULTS
Material edited and/or selected by MR
Order Amazon UK  The Chatto Book of Dissent
co-edited with David Widgery
London, Chatto and Windus, 1991, (paperback, Chatto and Windus, 1994); reissued as The Vintage Book of Dissent 1996
Order Amazon UK  The Penguin Book of Childhood
London, Penguin, 1994, (paperback, 1995)
POETRY FOR ADULTS
carrying the elephant
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Carrying the Elephant
London, Penguin, 2002
this is not my nose - cover]
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This Is Not My Nose
London, Penguin, 2004
in the colonie - cover
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In The Colonie
London, Penguin 2005
AUDIO TAPES FOR CHILDREN

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Quick Let's Get Out Of Here
(Abbey Media)


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Sonsense Nongs
(Abbey Media)

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The Wicked Tricks of Till Owlyglass
(Chivers)

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Centrally Heated Knickers
(Penguin Children's Audio)
VIDEOS FOR CHILDREN AND SECONDARY STUDENTS
Why Poetry?
(as editor and appearance) and accompanying book
(Team Video admin@team-video.co.uk)

Count To Five And Say I'm Alive
and Poetry Workshop and accompanying book
(Team Video admin@team-video.co.uk)

A Poet's Life
(as editor)
(Team Video admin@team-video.co.uk)
Poets Against War
(appearance and notes)
(Team Video admin@team-video.co.uk)
AUDIO FOR ADULTS
Carrying the Elephant and This Is Not My Nose
57 Productions, Paul Beasley, 2005

 

 

 

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