Books written by Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen's Sad Book

Candlewick Press (MA) | December 17, 2017 | 32 pages
A man tells about all the emotions that accompany his sadness over the death of his son, and how he tries to cope.  More Info
$38.99

Barney

Arcade Publishing | March 7, 2017 | 232 pages
An incisive, compulsively readable biography of the man the Guardian called "the most influential avant-garde publisher of the twentieth century." An impetuous outsider who delighted in confronting American hypocrisy and prudery, Barney Rosset liberated American culture from the constraints of... More Info

Alphabetical

February 9, 2016 | 256 pages
How on Earth did we fix upon our twenty-six letters, what do they really mean, and how did we come to write them down in the first place? Michael Rosen takes you on an unforgettable adventure through the history of the alphabet in twenty-six vivid chapters, fizzing with personal anecdotes and... More Info

Alphabetical

Counterpoint | February 10, 2015 | 448 pages
"How on Earth did we fix upon our twenty-six letters, what do they really mean, and how did we come to write them down in the first place? Michael Rosen takes you on an unforgettable adventure through the history of the alphabet in twenty-six vivid chapters, fizzing with personal anecdotes and... More Info

Good Ideas

September 9, 2014 | 368 pages
We live in a world surrounded by all the stuff that education is supposed to be about: machines, bodies, languages, cities, votes, mountains, energy, movement, plays, food, liquids, collisions, protests, stones, windows. But the way we've been taught often excludes all sorts of practical ways of... More Info

Choosing Crumble

Random House | December 17, 2017 | 80 pages
When Terri-Lee goes to the pet-shop she thinks she'll be choosing a dog u she doesn't expect the dog to be choosing her! But Crumble is no ordinary pet and he's got a few questions to ask: How many walks will you take me on? Do you like to dance? Will you tickle me? I like that a lot. Will... More Info

Stop What You're Doing and Read This!

Vintage | February 1, 2012 | 192 pages
In any 24 hours there might be sleeping, eating, kids, parents, friends, lovers, work, school, travel, deadlines, emails, phone calls, Facebook, Twitter, the news, the TV, Playstation, music, movies, sport, responsibilities, passions, desires, dreams. Why should you stop what you're doing and read... More Info