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Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots

Written by Michael Rosen

Illustrated by David Tazzyman

Key Stage 2 Poetry Books for Children Poetry

LoveReading View on Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots

An exciting, varied collection of poems from the ever popular ex-Laureate. Always engaging, often thought provoking and perfectly matched by the zany illustrations.

Shortlisted for the CLPE Children’s Poetry Award (CLiPPA) 2017 A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month September 2018 |

Michael Rosen is the bestselling author of We're Going on a Bear Hunt, along with many other picture books and collections of poetry. Packed with silly rhymes, witty wordplay and thought-provoking story poems, this new collection of poems will delight children of all ages.

 

 

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

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Julia Eccleshare's Picks for September 2018:

The Legend of Kevin: A Roly-Poly Flying Pony Adventure by Philip Reeve 

The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes by Julia Donaldson 

Happy: A Children's Book of Mindfulness by Nicola Edwards

Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots by  Michael Rosen

You've Got a Friend by Judi Curtin

Tilly and the Bookwanderers (Pages & Co., Book 1) by Anna James 

Wish for a Witch by Kaye Umansky

Poems to Live Your Life By by Chris Riddell

Once Upon a Wild Wood by Chris Riddell

 

Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots Synopsis

A riotous celebration of words - silly words, funny words, words you only use in your own family, new words, old words, and the very best words in the right order.

Melon Melon squashy, melon sloshy.

My friend Helen's eating melon.

So far, so good with Helen and her melon.

But here's what I'm tellin' Helen:

`Don't SIT on your melon, Helen!'

Filled with colour illustrations and packed with silly rhymes, witty wordplay and thought-provoking story poems, this collection will delight children of all ages. 

Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots Press Reviews

Full of poems that I love ... illustrated with wild enthusiasm and style   The Times

This entertaining compilation will entertain for hours, if not days ... Exuberant, amusing illustrations complement this compendium of poems about everyday happenings and extraordinary events ... Ideal for reading aloud at home or at school    BookTrust

Praise for Uncle Gobb and the Dread Shed;

Rosen doesn't just do funny ... he is funny ... Rosen is the real deal    Sunday Times

Ramshackle and silly in the best possible way   Financial Times


Book Information

ISBN: 9781408873441
Publication date: 6th September 2018
Author: Michael Rosen
Illustrator: David Tazzyman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 128 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: Poetry , Poetry

About Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen is a hugely bestselling author of picture books and poetry. Michael frequently appears on radio and gives talks and lectures on children’s literature. Michael was the Children’s Laureate for 2007–2009 and the winner of the Eleanor Farjeon Award. He lives in London. Michael Rosen on Michael Rosen:I grew up in the London suburb of Pinner, a place my parents often wondered about. How had we landed there? My parents were teachers, politically committed (socialists), and great storytellers and readers. I was lucky to have found them. Most of my adult life, I've ...

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