A riotous celebration of words - silly words, funny words, words you only use in your own family, new words, old words, and the very best words in the right order. Melon Melon squashy, melon sloshy. My friend Helen's eating melon. So far, so good with Helen and her melon. But here's what I'm tellin' Helen: 'Don't SIT on your melon, Helen!' Packed with silly rhymes, witty wordplay and thought-provoking story poems, this new collection of poems will delight children of all ages. Michael Rosen is the bestselling author of We're Going on a Bear Hunt, along with many other picture books and collections of poetry.
Michael Rosen is a hugely successful author of every sort of children's book - picture books, poetry, fiction and non-fiction. He is frequently heard on radio and gives talks and lectures on children's literature. Michael was the Children's Laureate for 2007-2009 and the winner of the Eleanor Farjeon Award. He lives in London. David Tazzyman is the bestselling illustrator of the Mr Gum books (Egmont) which have won a multitude of awards, including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. David grew up in Leicester, and studied illustration at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has also illustrated the picture books You Can't Take an Elephant on the Bus and The Truth According to Arthur for Bloomsbury. He lives in Leicestershire with his partner and their three children.