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Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly & Gravy by Michael Rosen
  

Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly & Gravy

Poetry   

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Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 26 February 2009.

If you only want one collection of poetry on your child’s bookshelf then it has to be this stunning collection by best-selling author Michael Rosen and illustrator Quentin Blake whose pictures complement and bring to life the4 words so perfectly. Alone or together with your child you will be totally transported into the words and pictures and if the book wasn’t good enough it also comes with a CD of the poems read by the author.

Synopsis

Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly & Gravy by Michael Rosen

"You Can't Catch Me" and "You Can't Put Mustard in the Custard" were ground-breaking, in that they were full colour illustrated new poems for children. Both books went on to be best-sellers. This work includes an introduction by Michael Rosen and an audio CD of the book, with the poems read by Michael.

About the Author

Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen on Michael Rosen:

I grew up in the London suburb of Pinner, a place my parents often wondered about. How had we landed there? My parents were teachers, politically committed (socialists), and great storytellers and readers. I was lucky to have found them.

Most of my adult life, I've been a freelance writer, teacher (of sorts), journalist, performer and broadcaster. I visit schools doing my one-man show, and support Arsenal Football Club.

I have often written about my life and family, but I also write occasional fantasy (usually based in a real place) and non-fiction.

Things you didn't know about Michael Rosen
I wear size 12 shoes.
I like speaking French.
I'm an atheist.
I love mobile phones.
I love houmous.
I can't live without green warty pickled gherkins.
I hate racism.
My father was American.
I can slide my top lip one way and my bottom lip the other.
I can play the harmonica.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd June 2007

Author

Michael Rosen

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Format

Paperback
Contains 1 CD-Audio and 1 Paperback
100 pages

Categories

Poetry

General fiction (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780747587385

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