Michael Rosen's Sad Book

By Michael Rosen, Quentin Blake (Illus)

Synopsis

Offers a heartbreakingly honest account of a father's grief for his son. This book chronicles the author's grief at the death of his son Eddie from meningitis at the age of 19.

Year of Publication

Review

"* "... a masterpiece, beautifully judged, a book of honest grace." Observer * "An outstanding book, head and shoulders over anything else, for any age." Guardian"

Author Biography

Michael Rosen is an eminent writer, broadcaster, poet, performer and, in 2007, was nominated as the Children's Laureate. He received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997. He lives in London. Quentin Blake was the very first Children's Laureate. One of the world's foremost illustrators, he has won numerous awards for his books and is most well-known for his work with Roald Dahl. He lives in London.