2018 › Chester

Past event

Michael Rosen Performance

How did it go?

Michael Rosen brought his laughter-filled poetry performance to Chester Storyhouse, a brand new venue for the Bookshow this year and a wonderful place which puts books at the heart of everything it does. A capacity audience of 820 children and teachers from schools across Cheshire, Wirral and Liverpool enjoyed a morning of poetry and learnt about techniques from repetition to hyperbole. After the show, Michael met hundreds of children and signed their books.

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Storyhouse, Hunter Street, Chester CH1 2HH
Monday 12th November
11:00 am
Approx. 1 hour
Age range:
Years 3, 4, 5 and 6

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Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen wrote his first poems when he was twelve, and he has been writing ever since. He loves words, and especially loves talking to children and adults about how we can play with them. He has written many poetry collections and books for children and adults alike.

One of our most popular writers - the champion for every bored, overdrilled, tested-to-tears pupil in the land

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