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Audiobooks by Michael J. Rosen

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Many Different Kinds of Love: A story of life, death and the NHS Audiobook

Many Different Kinds of Love: A story of life, death and the NHS

Author: Michael J. Rosen Narrator: Michael J. Rosen Release Date: March 2021

Brought to you by Penguin. A national treasure's journey to the brink and back. 'Will I wake up?' 'There's a 50:50 chance.' In March 2020, Michael Rosen became unwell. Soon he was struggling to breathe, and he was admitted to hospital with coronavirus. What followed was months on the wards: a month in an induced coma, and weeks of rehab and recovery as the NHS saved his life, and then got him back on his feet. Throughout it all, a diary was kept at the end of Michael's bed, where his nurses wrote him letters of hope and support. And as soon as he was awake, he was ready to start writing his own story. Combining stunning new prose poems by one of Britain's best loved poets and the moving coronavirus diaries of his nurses, this is a beautiful story about love, life and the NHS that celebrates the power of community and the indomitable spirits of the people who keep us well. © Michael Rosen 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

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The Missing: The True Story of My Family in World War II Audiobook

The Missing: The True Story of My Family in World War II

Author: Michael J. Rosen Narrator: Michael J. Rosen Release Date: January 2021

A personal, powerful and resonant account of the Holocaust by one of this country's best-loved children's authors. By turns charming, shocking and heart-breaking, this is the true story of Michael Rosen's search for his relatives who "went missing" during the Second World War - told through prose, poetry, maps and pictures. When Michael was growing up, stories often hung in the air about his great-uncles: one was a clock-mender and the other a dentist. They were there before the war, his dad would say, and weren't after. Over many years, Michael tried to find out exactly what happened: he interviewed family members, scoured the internet, pored over books and traveled to America and France. The story he uncovered was one of terrible persecution - and it has inspired his poetry for years since. Here, poems old and new are balanced against an immensely readable narrative; both an extraordinary account and a powerful tool for talking to children about the Holocaust. "Michael Rosen is a master of pace and clarity... Essential reading." - The Times, Children's Book of the Week Supported and checked by the UCL Centre for Holocaust Education

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Flights of Fancy Audiobook

Flights of Fancy

The exceptional talents behind some of the nation's best-loved books - from The Gruffalo to The BFG, We're Going on a Bear Hunt to the Charlie and Lola series - the Children's Laureates are the perfect ambassadors for children's literature. It's been twenty wonderful years of the Laureateship and now all ten former honourees have banded together to celebrate the only way they know how: through stories, poems and pictures . Among others, Quentin Blake tells the stories behind his pictures of weird and wonderful beasts, Michael Morpurgo draws on childhood memories for a moving wartime tale and Michael Rosen plays with language and shapes in his witty, read-aloud poems. Each contribution is designed to inspire children to create their own work and is accompanied by a note from the authors - rare insights from the finest talent in the world of children's books. Above all else, Flights of Fancy celebrates the Laureateship's most important achievement: encouraging children to let their imagination soar.

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Polka-Dot Parade Audiobook

Polka-Dot Parade

Author: Michael J. Rosen Narrator: Highlights For Children Release Date: January 2019

Rhyming story about the simple joys of summer.

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Autumn Zigzags Audiobook

Autumn Zigzags

Author: Michael J. Rosen Narrator: Highlights For Children Release Date: November 2018

Highlights presents Autumn Zigzags by Michael J. Rosen: Poem detailing Autumn's features.

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Workers' Tales: Socialist Fairy Tales, Fables, and Allegories from Great Britain Audiobook

Workers' Tales: Socialist Fairy Tales, Fables, and Allegories from Great Britain

A collection of political tales-first published in British workers' magazines-selected and introduced by acclaimed critic and author Michael Rosen In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, unique tales inspired by traditional literary forms appeared frequently in socialist-leaning British periodicals, such as the Clarion, Labour Leader, and Social Democrat. Based on familiar genres-the fairy tale, fable, allegory, parable, and moral tale-and penned by a range of lesser-known and celebrated authors, including Schalom Asch, Charles Allen Clarke, Frederick James Gould, and William Morris, these stories were meant to entertain readers of all ages-and some challenged the conventional values promoted in children's literature for the middle class. In Workers' Tales, acclaimed critic and author Michael Rosen brings together more than forty of the best and most enduring examples of these stories in one beautiful volume. Throughout, the tales in this collection exemplify themes and ideas related to work and the class system, sometimes in wish-fulfilling ways. In "Tom Hickathrift," a little, poor person gets the better of a gigantic, wealthy one. In "The Man Without a Heart," a man learns about the value of basic labor after testing out more privileged lives. And in "The Political Economist and the Flowers," two contrasting gardeners highlight the cold heart of Darwinian competition. Rosen's informative introduction describes how such tales advocated for contemporary progressive causes and countered the dominant celebration of Britain's imperial values. The book includes archival illustrations, biographical notes about the writers, and details about the periodicals where the tales first appeared. Provocative and enlightening, Workers' Tales presents voices of resistance that are more relevant than ever before.

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All Kinds of Friends: Read with Highlights Audiobook

All Kinds of Friends: Read with Highlights

Author: Michael J. Rosen Narrator: Highlights For Children Release Date: August 2018

An article on the former White House Executive Chef Walter Scheib.

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Spring Swirls Audiobook

Spring Swirls

Author: Michael J. Rosen Narrator: Highlights For Children Release Date: August 2018

The scenery of Spring is described as a girl and her mom walk outside.

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Winter's Stripe Audiobook

Winter's Stripe

Author: Michael J. Rosen Narrator: Highlights For Children Release Date: July 2018

Poem about the different visual stripes of winter.

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The Tale of Rescue Audiobook

The Tale of Rescue

Author: Michael J. Rosen Narrator: Nicholas J. Mondelli Release Date: March 2017

A family-a mother, a father, and their ten-year-old son-have come all the way from Florida to the Appalachian foothills to experience the wonder of a snowy weekend. But when a blizzard suddenly descends, the family finds themselves trapped outside, disoriented in the whiteout and the waist-deep snowdrifts. Panicked, exhausted, and freezing, they cry out for help. From off in the distance at a nearby farm, a cattle dog hears their faint cries, and she turns her attention from her daily driving of cattle to saving the family. This stirring tale is both a compelling story of survival and a meditation on the tremendous will of man's best friend.

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Mirth Of A Nation Audiobook

Mirth Of A Nation

Author: Michael J. Rosen Narrator: A Full Cast, A Full Cast, Tony Roberts Release Date: November 2002

Perfect for commuter train rides, rush-hour gridlock, Pilates work-outs, or any time when levity might add to the very quality of life. With inimitable contributions by Merrill Markoe, Dave Barry, Garry Trudeau and Bruce McCall, you have a triumphant salute to one of America's greatest assets: its sense of humor. A salvo of hilarity from that loose canon of American humor that Mirth of a Nation editor Michael J. Rosen has culled from some 1200 pages of brilliantly original works by our best contemporary humorists. This action-packed compilation of highlights (FYI, we have no intention of mentioning "the funnybone" and how these CDs are sure to tickle it) includes Bobbie Ann Mason's stint at the La Bamba hotline, David Rakoff's insights on families, Andy Borowitz's memoir of Emily Dickinson (basically, she was a drunken jerk), and Michael Feldman's helpful (re)locating of the Midwest. Performed by Tony Roberts, Susie Essman, with guest performances by Stephen Collins, Michael Feldman, Cynthia Kaplan, Martha Plimpton, David Rakoff, M. Sweeney Lawless, Sandra Tsing Loh, and Mark O'Donnell.

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