Michael Rosen

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Michael Rosen marks Anne Frank anniversary with new poem
Sonnet for Anne Frank reflects on the ‘awful paradox between the living spirit of the diary and then the knowledge that you have’

Sarah Shaffi

25, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘By 10, I knew all about the impact of a nuclear blast’: growing up in the shadow of the bomb
From CND marches, to books, films and music, fear of the bomb was everywhere in the 1980s. Now, for many, the war in Ukraine has brought back that sense of dread

Zoe Williams

16, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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How Shirley Hughes explored the dramas of children’s lives in a changing world
The author and illustrator behind the Alfie and Dogger series thrilled parents and grandparents as well as the young, writes former children’s laureate Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen

05, Mar, 2022 @5:00 PM

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TV and radio stars rally behind BBC over plans to scrap licence fee
Critics include Armando Iannucci, who says public support for the broadcaster has been underestimated

Tom Wall

16, Jan, 2022 @8:46 PM

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It’s beginning to look a lot like last Christmas: why the UK has Covid deja vu
Omicron cases are soaring, experts want curbs and Boris Johnson is dithering. Sound familiar?

Tim Adams

18, Dec, 2021 @5:21 PM

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Children’s books roundup – the best recent picture books and novels
A shy candle flame, Covid chronicles, unscrupulous zookeepers, a YA mermaid romance – and more

Imogen Russell Williams

19, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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New university job cuts fuel rising outrage on campuses
Goldsmiths targets humanities faculties in round of redundancies

Anna Fazackerley

24, Oct, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Why shouldn’t a writer for children talk of refugees, persecution and genocide? | Michael Rosen
The We’re Going on a Bear Hunt author on how researching his family’s fractured history resulted in his latest poetry collection

Michael Rosen

21, Oct, 2021 @12:48 PM

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‘Thanks for your help, Sticky’: Michael Rosen on learning to walk again after Covid
His traumatic experience with coronavirus inspired Michael Rosen’s new children’s book – about the ‘friend’ he leaned on

Donna Ferguson

07, Aug, 2021 @1:08 PM

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Dear Gavin Williamson, if Latin is about levelling up, I have other ideas | Michael Rosen
Why not emulate private schools with class sizes, playing fields, music facilities and modern languages?

Michael Rosen

07, Aug, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Michael Rosen condemns ‘loathsome and antisemitic’ manipulated image
Northumbria University is investigating one of its staff for sharing a doctored image of Jeremy Corbyn reading an antisemitic text, placed over Rosen’s We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Alison Flood

20, May, 2021 @4:17 PM

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The seriously important business of child’s play | Letters
Letters: Paul McGilchrist thinks we may be in danger of raising children able to spell serendipity, without ever having experienced it, while Annabel Gibb reflects on the importance of learning through play. Plus letters from Paul Hartley and Adrian Voce


26, Apr, 2021 @4:34 PM

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