Reading Aloud with Michael Rosen

The Children's Laureate delves further into the literary world, sharing gems from Hans Christian Anderson, Roald Dahl and award-winning authors and poets. Which books are good for the classroom and which ones do the panels think are worthy of attention?

There are 18 videos in this series, of which the following 17 are currently available to view online.

15 mins Anne Diamond
Reading Aloud is presented by author, poet and broadcaster Michael Rosen. It features interviews and tips from teachers on how to use books in the classroom, as well as books that have a profound influence on them.
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15 mins Meg Rosoff
This is the second programme in the new series about books and reading. The series is presented by author, poet and broadcaster Michael Rosen.
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15 mins Simon James
Author, poet and broadcaster, Michael Rosen, delves into new books every week bringing reading alive in the classroom for those who are just discovering it.
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15 mins Babette Cole
Reading Aloud features books that inspire teachers and their pupils, presented by author, poet and broadcaster Michael Rosen.
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15 mins Eoin Colfer
Reading Aloud features books that inspire teachers and their pupils, presented by author, poet and broadcaster Michael Rosen.
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15 mins Anthony Horowitz
In this programme, serious Arsenal fan Michael Rosen visits the home of West Bromwich Albion to report on a new scheme called Reading the Game. It's a nationwide initiative to encourage reading sponsored by the National Literary Trust and The Premier League.
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15 mins Alexander McCall Smith
In this programme Michael Rosen talks to the author of the No 1 Ladies Detective Agency books, Alexander McCall Smith.
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15 mins William Nicholson
Michael Rosen meets the man who wrote the screenplay for Hollywood blockbuster Gladiator, William Nicholson. Nicholson talks about his new fantasy novel Seeker and talks about his opposition to testing in schools.
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15 mins Ruth Padel
This programme has a strong poetry theme running through it. Presenter Michael Rosen:
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15 mins Francesca Simon
In this programme, Michael Rosen interviews the author Malorie Blackman and the creator of Horrid Henry, Francesca Simon.
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15 mins Roald Dahl
This is a very special edition of Reading Aloud, dedicated to the life and times of Roald Dahl.
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15 mins More Jacqueline Wilson
In this programme Michael Rosen talks to the author Jacqueline Wilson about her campaign to encourage more reading aloud and meet her army of young fans at an event in Birmingham.
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15 mins Nick Butterworth
This week Reading Aloud with Michael Rosen goes behind the scenes at the biggest children's book competition in the UK.
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15 mins Helen Cooper
Michael Rosen examines the upsetting business of getting lost, with the absorbing picture book Pipkin of Pepper by Helen Cooper, which helps children handle this important matter.
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15 mins Celia Rees
In this programme, Michael Rosen delves into the world of horror and supernatural fiction live from the basement of a haunted cinema in Birmingham.
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15 mins Tim Bowler
This episode of Reading Aloud has a distinctly nautical feel as Rosen introduces us to a stage adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's Kensuke's Kingdom.
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15 mins Sally Gardner
In this programme, Michael Rosen explores the world of historical fiction and asks the question: how accurate does it have to be?
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