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A Great Big Cuddle

by Michael Rosen, Chris Riddell

The poems in A Great Big Cuddle fizz off the page with sound and rhythm, energy and laughter, as Rosen captures in the most remarkable way what it means to be very, very young. A child’s world with all its details and feelings – toys and games, animals and made-up creatures, likes and dislikes – is vividly conjured up in the most memorable, playful language, and Chris Riddell has produced some his most extraordinary pictures ever to bring this world to life.

It’s a book that will be enjoyed by the oldest grown-up and the youngest child – and a future classic.


01 September, 2015

About Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen, an English poet, scriptwriter, broadcaster, and performer, has been writing for children since 1970. He lives in London with his wife and five children.

About Chris Riddell

Chris Riddell is an author, political cartoonist (for The Observer), and the illustrator of A Great Big Cuddle by Michael Rosen. His other books include Pirate Diary and Jonathan Swift's Gulliver, both winners of the Kate Greenaway Medal, as well as Castle Diary. He won the Smarties Prize in 2008. Chris lives in Brighton.


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