Bananas in My Ears
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Bananas in My Ears

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A charming collection featuring free verse stories, rhymes, and poems from the renowned Michael Rosen and quirky artwork by Quentin Blake. From the chaos of breakfast to the calm of bedtime, this whimsical collection, pairing two former British Laureates, is full of delightful moments. Explore the pleasures of acting silly and the pains of feeling ill, the camaraderie of siblings and strange goings-on at the beach. . . . All this and a trip on a flying bed, too!show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 79 pages
  • 218.44 x 261.62 x 15.24mm | 657.71g
  • Candlewick Press,U.S.
  • Massachusetts, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 0763662488
  • 9780763662486
  • 371,528

About Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen is an eminent writer, broadcaster, poet, and performer who has received many prestigious awards. His books with Candlewick include Michael Rosen's Sad Book, also illustrated by Quentin Blake; We're Going on a Bear Hunt, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury; This Is Our House and I'm Number One, both illustrated by Bob Graham; Red Ted and the Lost Things, illustrated by Joel Stewart; Tiny Little Fly, illustrated by Kevin Waldron; and The Totally Wonderful Miss Plumberry, illustrated by Chinlun Lee. In 2007 he became the British Children's Laureate. Michael Rosen lives in London. Quentin Blake was the very first British Children's Laureate. One of the world's foremost illustrators, he has won numerous awards for his books and is best-known for his work with Roald Dahl. His books with Candlewick include Michael Rosen's Sad Book, On Angel Wings by Michael Morpurgo, and The Rights of the Reader by Daniel Pennac. Quentin Blake lives in London.show more

Review quote

The nonsense topics and amusing images are sure to entertain kids, presenting life in all its messy, crazy, chaotic glory. The focus here is on the mundane, with bursts of imagination kids that will relate to. This book could work well as a read-aloud for small groups, but it might be enjoyed even more when children share it together. --School Library Journal Once again, Rosen and Blake--both British Children's Laureates--have created a title with long-lasting appeal. --Booklist online Featured in back-to-school round-up --DailyCandy Kidsshow more

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63 ratings
3.36 out of 5 stars
5 14% (9)
4 35% (22)
3 32% (20)
2 11% (7)
1 8% (5)
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