A Spider Bought a Bicycle

A Spider Bought a Bicycle : And Other Poems for Young Children

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This glorious collection is an ideal introduction to the joys of poetry. Favourite children's poet Michael Rosen knows just what will appeal most to children. Deliberately wide-ranging, it includes the work of classic poets such as Tennyson and Coleridge as well as traditional playground rhymes and folk songs from around the world. The collection also addresses different themes - here are funny, sad, wistful and intriguing poems. All have been specially chosen for their accessibility to young children, to stimulate their imaginations, to further their enjoyment of language, and to encourage a delight in poetry.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 185 x 235mm | 370g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • colour illustrations
  • 0753410478
  • 9780753410479
  • 2,102,973

About Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen is a best-selling poet, author and performer, and a recognized authority on children's literature. He is a regular broadcaster, and was the presenter of the influential BBC Radio children's book programme, Treasure Islands. He won the Smarties Prize for his picture book We're Going on a Bear Hunt (Walker) and his titles for Kingfisher include The Kingfisher Book of Children's Poetry, Poems for the Very Young and Walking the Bridge of Your Nose. Michael Rosen lives in East London. Inga Moore is a popular illustrator of children's books. She won the coveted Smarties Prize for her picture book, Six Dinner Sid and received wide praise for her interpretation of The Wind in the Williows. Inga Moore lives near Stroud in Gloucestershire.show more

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