Leaving Toy School for his new home, Bob the Bear thinks he knows all there is to being loved and cuddled. But in the end it is a surprising and unusual talent that helps him most of all...
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"Tony Ross is prolific and his zany imagination never seems to stall." Observer "Michael Rosen can be depended upon for his oddball magic ... Tony Ross's quaintly ebullient style complements a tale determined to go out with a bang and no whimpering." The Guardian "Engaging, charming and funny ... An absolute winner from two of our most-loved creators." The School Librarian "How Bob bursts into pieces and entertains his new family will delight all the readers of the story too!" Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading
Michael Rosen is one of the best-known figures in the children's book world. He is renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter. He visits schools with his one-man show to enthuse children with his passion for books and poetry. In 2007 he was appointed Children's Laureate, a role which he held until 2009. While Laureate, he set up The Roald Dahl Funny Prize which give awards to the funniest children's books of the year. He currently lives in London with his wife and children. Tony Ross has illustrated over 800 books, which are published all over the world. Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and Tadpole's Promise won the Silver medal in the Smarties Prize 2003. He was the British choice for the Andersen Medal 2004. The Nanny Goat's Kid was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010. An award-winning animated series of Tony Ross's Little Princess is curently showing on Channel 5's Milkshake. He lives in Oxfordshire.