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

Jellyfish

Michael Rosen - Jellyfish

Our Flat

Michael Rosen - Our flat

I opened a book

Michael Rosen - The book

Hand on the bridge

Michael Rosen - The rhythm of life

Seagulls

Michael Rosen - The seagulls

The space on the page

Michael Rosen - The space on the page

Words are Ours

Michael Rosen - Words are ours

MR - Chickenpox

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

Angry by Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen - I am angry

Let Me Do It by Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen - Let me do it

Lost by Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen - Lost

Oh Dear by Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen - Oh Dear

Once by Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen - Once