Collected by editor Michael Rosen from London school children or discovered in the country of origin by Oxfam field workers, the international stories in this dazzling anthology - from countries including Botswana, Indonesia, Jamaica, Vietnam, India and Brazil - have been illustrated by contemporary artists, capturing the distinctive flavour of each tale.
Michael Rosen, MA, PhD, is an eminent writer, broadcaster, poet and performer. He received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997. His books include the worldwide bestseller We're Going on a Bear Hunt (9780744523232) and the award-winning Michael Rosen's Sad Book (9780744598988). He lives in London.