More on Helen Oxenbury
Helen Oxenbury illustrated the Smarties Book Prize-winning Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell; So Much by Trish Cooke; as well as her classic board books for babies. More recently,she collaborated with author Phyllis Root on the jubilant, no-nonsense talltale Big Momma Makes the World..
We're Going on a Bear Hunt is a collaboration with Michael Rosen, one of the most popular contemporary poets and authors of books for children. We're Going on a Bear Hunt was the winner of the Smarties Best Children's book of the Year award, 1990. Michael presents "Word of Mouth" on BBC Radio 4, and received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997. Michael Rosen became Children's Laureate in 2007.
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