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I'm Number One - Michael Rosen

I'm Number One

By: Michael Rosen, Bob Graham (Illustrator)

Paperback

Published: 2nd August 2010
For Ages: 1 - 5 years old
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Book Description

A gentle, optimistic story about a bully who gets his comeuppance, from a Number One author-illustrator pair!

'I'm A One. I'm big A One. Let me tell you, A One rules.' But without other people to wind his key, A One, big A One, is a useless, no-good No One! Luckily, Maddy and Sally and Sid find the perfect way to show the bully how much he really needs them.

  • Suitable for even the youngest children, Michael Rosen and Bob Graham’s toy story captures the nursery school dynamic with warmth and insight.
  • A beautiful and moving story with engagingly communicative drawings by Bob Graham. - Observer
  • Michael Rosen and Bob Graham are the award-winning pairing behind the acclaimed This is Our House (9781406305647)
About The Author

Michael Rosen is one of the most popular contemporary poets and authors of books for children. His titles include We’re Going on a Bear Hunt which was the winner of the Smarties Book Prize (9780744523232), Michael Rosen's Sad Book (9781406313616) and Totally Wonderful Miss Plumberry (9781406305500). The presenter of 'Word of Mouth' on BBC Radio 4, he received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children’s literature in 1997.

About The Illustrator

Bob Graham has written and illustrated many children’s picture books. He was born in Sydney, and studied at the Julian Ashton Art School. His books are well known for their simplicity and humour, told from children’s perspectives, including 'Oscar’s Half Birthday,' 'Buffy,' ( Smarties Book prize silver award winner) and 'Let’s Get a Pup' ( shortlisted for the 2002 Kate Greenaway medal; winner Boston Globe-Horn book award.) He won the 2000 Smarties Gold medal for 'Max', the 2003 Kate Greenaway medal for 'Jethro Byrde,' and the Australian Children’s Book of the Year Award four times. Other titles include 'Queenie the Bantam,'( highly commended for the Kate Greenaway medal,) 'Dimity Dumpty' and 'Brand New Baby.' His current book 'How to Heal a Broken Wing,' has won the Charlotte Zolotow award, shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Award, and shortlisted for the 2009 Kate Greenaway medal and won the CBCA Early Childhood Book of the Year 2009!

"* "A beautiful and moving story with engagingly communicative drawings by Bob Graham." Observer"

ISBN: 9781406326024
ISBN-10: 140632602X
Audience: Children
For Ages: 1 - 5 years old
For Grades: PS - K
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 2nd August 2010
Dimensions (cm): 25.0 x 23.1  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.172

Michael Rosen

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 visits schools with his one-man show to enthuse children with his passion for books and poetry. In 2007 he was appointed Children's Laureate, a role which he held until 2009. While Laureate, he set up The Roald Dahl Funny Prize which give awards to the funniest children's books of the year. He currently lives in London with his wife and children.

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Bob Graham

Bob Graham has written and illustrated many children’s picture books. He was born in Sydney, and studied at the Julian Ashton Art School. His books are well known for their simplicity and humour, told from children’s perspectives, including “Oscar’s Half Birthday,” “Buffy,” ( Smarties Book prize silver award winner) and “Let’s Get a Pup” ( shortlisted for the 2002 Kate Greenaway medal; winner Boston Globe-Horn book award.) He won the 2000 Smarties Gold medal for “Max”, the 2003 Kate Greenaway medal for “Jethro Byrde,” and the Australian Children’s Book of the Year Award four times. Other titles include “Queenie the Bantam,”( highly commended for the Kate Greenaway medal,) “Dimity Dumpty” and “Brand New Baby.”

In 2009 “How to Heal a Broken Wing,” has won the Charlotte Zolotow award, shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Award, and shortlisted for the 2009 Kate Greenaway medal. His most recent book 'April Underhill, Tooth Fairy' by Bob Graham named an ‘Honor Book’ in the 2011 Zolotow Awards. How to Heal a Broken Wing was short-listed for the 2011 REAL Children's Choice Book Awards. April Underhill Tooth Fairy was short-listed for the 2011 Prime Minister's Literary Awards. Bob Graham is a candidate for the 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Award. Bob Graham was short-listed for the Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards for Miracle on Separation Street in the Lower Primary Category.

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