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Author, poet and broadcaster, Michael Rosen, delves into new books every week bringing reading alive in the classroom for those who are just discovering it.

In this episode, Michael takes a look at:

  • Baby Brains, an award winning picture book
  • Staying Alive, a poetry anthology by Neil Astley

Baby Brains' author, Simon James, describes his caricature of a "clever kid" and the expert panel discuss poetry, before Michael asks the people of Birmingham whether they consider turning to poetry when they're feeling stressed.

For a list of all the books featured in this series as well as links relating to this programme, see the resources and support materials page.

Part of the series: Reading Aloud with Michael Rosen

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