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Great Big Cuddle : Poems for the Very Young (School And Library) (Michael Rosen)

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Curl up with a playful collection of poems from best-selling children’s author and poet Michael Rosen, perfect for sharing with young friends.In this exuberant compilation, Michael Rosen invites children to joyfully celebrate sounds and the infinite possibilities of language. Nonsense verses with the feel of classic nursery rhymes tickle the ear and set feet tapping while expressive illustrations by Chris Riddell illuminate the larger-than-life characters. With subject matter that runs the gamut of a child’s emotional range from hungry and angry to wiggly and giggly, these thirty-six clever poems will delight little listeners.
From world-renowned and award-winning author Michael Rosen and illustrator Chris Riddell, this joyous collection of poetry will delight children with its boisterous rhyme and rhythm and exuberant artwork.

A collection of read-aloud poems for 2-5 year-olds. Not many poets can write for this age group and Michael Rosen is supremely skilled in creating a voice that young children delight in. Some poems have the quality of nursery rhymes, of sound predominating over sense. All are playful and informed with the author's acute observation and deep understanding of childhood. Michael Rosen's word play, simple rhyme and repetition invite children to have fun with sound and the infinite possibility of language.
Number of Pages: 72
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Format: Library
Publisher: Candlewick Pr
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Michael Rosen
Language: English
Street Date: September 22, 2015
TCIN: 17349363
UPC: 9780763681166
Item Number (DPCI): 247-45-8624
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