What's it like to be a writer, radio presenter and performer? Read all about Michael Rosen's life and find out what he was like as a boy, what he got up to at school and how he became a famous poet in this fascinating autobiography. • Sapphire/Band 16 books books offer longer reads to develop children's sustained engagement with texts and are more complex syntactically. • Text type: An autobiography. • The timeline on pages 54-55 track the major events of Michael Rosen’s life that led to him becoming a successful writer. • Additional information retrieval devices such as a glossary and index can be evaluated for their usefulness as children develop critical reading skills • Curriculum links: History: What we can learn about recent history from studying the life of a famous person. • This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.