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MIchael RosenMichael Rosen was born in 1946 in North London. One of the best-known figures in the children's book world, he is renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter. As an author and by selecting other writers’ works for anthologies he has been involved with over 140 books. He lectures and teaches in universities on children’s literature, reading and writing. Michael is a familiar voice to BBC listeners and is currently presenting Word of Mouth, the magazine programme that looks at the English language and the way we use it. He visits schools with his one-man show to enthuse children with his passion for books and poetry. He was one of the first poets to make visits to schools throughout the UK and has also visited schools throughout the world. Read more...


News - For Adults Updated 8th November 2016

Two Videos for November

Here are two new videos made by Joe Rosen.

The first is of me performing Hands, a poem about some of the things that my parents said that I can cherish and remember.


The next is a poem called Safe as Houses... I don't feel separate from today's migrants, no matter how people might perceive me.


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