Toppsta - Childrens Books – Reviews

Gillian Tyler

Author Links

Gillian Tyler

  • 4 stars across 4 books
    Michael Rosen is one of the most popular authors of stories and poems for children. His bestselling titles 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. He has also written many collections of poetry including Bananas in My Ears. Michael received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for distinguished services to children's literature 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. He is often called upon to talk about children's literature and his poetry readings are adored by children and adults. He also presents radio programmes for the BBC. Michael lives in London. Find him online at www.michaelrosen.co.uk, and on twitter as @MichaelRosenYes.

    Gillian Tyler is the illustrator of several beautiful books for children. Her titles include The Snail House, written by Allan Ahlberg and winner of the 2001 British Book Design and Production Award; Froggy Went A-Courtin'; and Hurry Down to Derry Fair by Dori Chaconas. Gillian lives in Yorkshire.
    1st February 2015

    The Bus Is for Us!

    A lively, rhyming picture book about transport from former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen, author of We're Going on a... More

    (1 review)
    Review
    1st July 2003

    Treasure Hunt

    Tilly loves treasure-hunting - and so does her family. Tilly's mum hides Tilly's breakfast banana in the kitchen. Tilly'... More

    (1 review)
    Review
    1st April 2011

    Hurry Down to Derry Fair

    A lyrical celebration of families and the fun of the fair...Billy Brown is in a hurry. The fair is starting now. Why won... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    11th February 2013

    A Colourful Wish

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    Image to show page is loading Show More Books

    New Book

    Most Popular Book

    Recent Reviews

    • Treasure Hunt

      Treasure Hunt

      This story is about a little girl who likes playing hiding and seek. So as a family they play it all the time. Then one day she hides and her parents...

    • The Bus Is for Us!

      The Bus Is for Us!

      by mumof3

      A beautifully illustrated book with a little basic story.  Perfect for those toddlers who love vehicles and can't sit for very long to hear a story.  ...