Michael Rosen is 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. He visits schools with his one-man show to enthuse children with his passion for books and poetry. In 2007 he was appointed Children's Laureate, a role which he held until 2009. While Laureate, he set up The Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He currently lives in London with his wife and children.
An astonishingly original and moving book * David Walliams * Emotional...impossible to read without a lump in the throat. * Observer * Intimate, desolate and sometimes very funny * Telegraph * Touching and, at times, surprisingly amusing. * Independent *