Guide to Education, by Michael Rosen

About the Poet

Michael Rosen is one of the best-known figures in the children’s book world, he is renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter. He lectures and teaches in universities on children’s literature, reading and writing, and also visits schools with his one-man show to enthuse children with his passion for books and poetry. You can follow him on Twitter at

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