Michael Rosen's Sad Book (PB)
We all have 'sad stuff' to deal with in life. What makes Michael Rosen most sad is thinking about his son, Eddie, who died. In this book he writes about his sadness, how it affects him, and some of the things he does to try to cope with it.
"... a masterpiece, beautifully judged, a book of honest grace." --Observer
"An outstanding book, head and shoulders over anything else, for any age."--Guardian
Michael Rosen is an eminent writer, broadcaster, poet, performer and, in 2007, was nominated as the Children's Laureate. He received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997. He lives in London.
Quentin Blake was the very first Children's Laureate. One of the world's foremost illustrators, he has won numerous awards for his books and is most well-known for his work with Roald Dahl. He lives in London.