A prize of 3500 biscuits, the most terrifying creature on Earth, square tomatoes and underwater torches are just some of the amazing things that crop up in this anthology of three wonderfully weird plays, based on original poems by Michael Rosen.* Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts.* Text type - Three plays based on poems.* Curriculum links - Design and technology: Torches.
Michael Rosen is well-known as a poet and broadcaster, and the current Children's Laureate (2007). He has devoted his life to entertaining children with his writing and performances and to informing teachers, librarians, parents, publishers and government agencies of the importance of supporting children's books.