Walker Books – Colouring Book (Michael Rosen)
For 25 years, readers have chanted along with this award-winning favourite. Join in the fun with this colouring book featuring all the characters from the beloved story. Little ones will be absorbed for hours with this book filled with colouring scenes, plus lots of different activities that encourage imagination. Join the dots, colour by numbers and chances to invent your own creatures make this a perfect book to take on holiday or fill rainy days. You can even make your own bear ears to wear! Helen Oxenbury’s beautiful illustrations are as enchanting here as in the beloved original, and Michael Rosen’s brilliantly rhythmic words provide the inspiration for every exciting activity.
Paperback: 24 pages
Dimensions: 21.6 x 0.3 x 27 cm
Written by: Michael Rosen
Illustrated by: Helen Oxenbury
About the author:
Michael Rosen is one of the most popular authors of stories and poems for children. His bestselling titles, published by Walker Books, include Little Rabbit Foo Foo, Michael Rosen’s Sad Book, This Is Our House, Tiny Little Fly, Dear Mother Goose and its sequel Dear Fairy Godmother. Michael received the Eleanor Farjeon Award in 1997, and was the Children’s Laureate from 2007 to 2009. He is a distinguished critic and academic, co-directing an MA in Children’s Literature at Birkbeck College. Michael lives in London with his family.
About the illustrator:
Helen Oxenbury is among the most popular and critically acclaimed illustrators of her time. Her numerous books for children include Smarties Book Prize-winning Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell; We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen; as well as her classic board books for babies. She won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Alice in Wonderland. Her most recent picture book was the critically acclaimed There’s Going to Be a Baby, the first book-publishing collaboration between her and her husband John Burningham. Helen lives in London, NW3.