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A Bus Ride and A Lullaby for a Little One

The Bus Is For Us!
Michael Rosen and Gillian Tyler
Walker Books
But best is the bus.The bus is for us.’ is the oft-repeated refrain linking the various possibilities entertained by the narrator of this book. 281 more words

Picture Books

Year 3/4 Class Assembly 25/02/15

Opening our season of Class Assemblies was Year 3/4 this morning who kicked off with a blinder! The children had written and rehearsed their performance poems, in addition to some pieces from Michael Rosen whom they had studied. 56 more words

Year 3

2.en.21 Rhyming: Michael Rosen's crazy autobiographical rap

Let’s keep the poetic mood.

Could you make up a crazy autobiography inspired by Michael’s rap?


Win 2 Great Books in Time for World Book Day

With World Book Day coming up on the 5th of March I thought it would be a good idea to host a giveaway to celebrate. Although my children are older now I believe their love of reading stems from being read to from an early age so I’d like to give someone else a chance to do the same with these 2 great kids books. 151 more words

Family Life

Why an & is called an ampersand

As anyone who knows me will tell you (and as my Twitter bio admits) I’m a fan of etymology and, well, the English Language in general. 384 more words

English Language


dozing, paws outstretched,

you soar across cloud-pillows

superhero dreams

~ Michael Rosen The Hound Dog’s Haiku

Thought Of The Day

#19 Its okay to be....just okay

I feel good writing this post because there’s been a lot going on in my head recently (since moving from London to Scotland and in the new flat)… and I realise there is a link between it all! 600 more words