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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 26th November 2015

A Great Big Cuddle

Here are three more videos of me performing poems from my book, ‘A Great Big Cuddle’, with pictures by Chris Riddell, published by Walker Books.



To see all the videos in the series, visit the following page: A Great Big Cuddle. More videos will be added over the coming weeks.

All the videos were directed by Joe Rosen. Go behind the scenes and see how they were made.

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