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In Conversation with Michael Rosen

At last year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival I had the privilege of interviewing Michael Rosen. It was slightly surreal to sit in a tent chatting to him one Sunday morning having read We’re Going on a Bear Hunt to all of my children. 149 more words

Early Years

Moving People

These are outside Yale’s Sterling Library today: “Moving People,” an Activist Art project taking place all over the world.

“Moving People is a street art project in which everybody can show commitment to refugees and let their voice be heard in a creative way. 

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Poetry

How Shakespeare Spoke

Forget Laurence Olivier and Peggy Ashcroft, Al Pacino and Judi Dench. To take us back to Shakespeare’s own time Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright hear Shakespeare as he himself would have spoken. 58 more words

Literature

Win a Class Pass to the Bear Hunt, Chocolate Cake and Bad Things Exhibition

Today is international Chocolate Cake Day! To celebrate this momentous occasion we’ve teamed up with Penguin Schools and Stratford’s Discover Children’s Story Centre to launch a lip-licking poetry competition… 278 more words

Competitions

Another's Point of View: A Guest Post by Michael Rosen

The latest post in our series of author guest posts will appeal to dog lovers, poetry lovers, or anyone curious about where stories come from. In this post, Michael Rosen shares how his relationship with his dog shaped the story in his new novel, … 1,387 more words

Fiction

I am not a great fan of the apostrophe !:)

I am not a great fan of the apostrophe,

I know,

I know,

it makes reading prose easier, helps with communication and comprehension. There are many things that make life easier, I do not have to have fondness for them. 515 more words

Words

Word of Mouth - Slang

What is slang, where does it come from, and which subjects attract the most slang words? Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright thrash it out with lexicographer of slang and swearing Jonathon Green. 25 more words

Language