Michael Rosen's Sad Book (Midi Hardback)

Author(s): Michael Rosen & Quentin Blake

Picture Books

A heartbreakingly honest account of a father's grief for his son from the illustrious pairing of a current and a former Children's Laureate. What makes Michael Rosen most sad is thinking about his son, Eddie, who died.

In this jacketed hardback book he writes about his sadness, how it affects him and some of the things he does to try and cope with it. Whether or not you have known what it's like to feel really deeply sad, its truth will surely touch you.


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Winner of the Smarties Book Prize: 6-8 Category Bronze Award and shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, this book is suitable for any person coping with grief.

"Beautifully judged, a book of honest grace," --The Observer.

Michael Rosen is an eminent writer, broadcaster, poet, performer and, in 2007, was nominated as the Children's Laureate. He also received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997.

About the illustrator

Quentin Blake was the very first Children's Laureate. One of the world's foremost illustrators, he has won numerous awards for his books.

General Fields

  • : 9781406313161
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : February 2008
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michael Rosen & Quentin Blake
  • : Hardback
  • : Quentin Blake
  • : 155.937
  • : 40
  • : chiefly col. Illustrations