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Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy (Other)

Michael Rosen

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5 years +

Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy is a combination of two books of poetry written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Quentin Blake.

Readers who love the dottiness of Quentin Blake's Mr Magnolia will be thrilled by this crazy collection, which comes complete with a CD in which Michael Rosen reads his poems. This is definitely a must-have collection of poetry for every youngster's bookshelf. From 5+.


Product Details

  • Product code: MVY2
  • ISBN: 9780747587385
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Format: Other
  • Dimensions: 25.4cm x 18.7cm
  • Pages: 0
  • Publish date: Sat Jun 02 00:00:00 BST 2007
  • Book points: 5

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Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy -

We listened to this with my 3-, nearly 4-year-old son on a long car journey. And we enjoyed looking at the pictures in the book together when we stopped. He absolutely loved it and was laughing out loud!

To be fair, so did we. A week has passed and we are still talking about the poems and remembering the silly things in them. Michael Rosen has a special talent for capturing the imagination and for being a bit silly - he's great fun. Combined with Quentin Blake's illustrations, it's genius. Go on, let your hair down and buy a copy.

Nat , Thu Jun 23 22:33:15 BST 2016

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Brilliant! -

My eye was caught by Quentin Blake's illustrations and the strength of the reviews meant I took a brave step of buying poetry for my 5-year-old son as something different from our usual story books. He loved it!

We had to read and reread for over a week before he was prepared to touch anything else at bedtime, and he even took it to school for World Book Day. A wonderful book, some short poems, some long; covering different moods, some laugh out loud and all beautifully illustrated

Can't wait to move on to the CD and hear them read by the expert!

CB , Mon Apr 04 09:06:49 BST 2016

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A great purchase for any young literacy fan -

Book very well received by my 5-year-old daughter. She loves language and this book /audio cd is fantastic for her as she is blind. The great bonus is it's read by the author Michael Rosen, so you get to hear the poems read with such passion and with the emphasis that it is intended. She listens intently and desperate to memorise as many as she can! She's only had it 2 days and it's clear she's picking up a passion for poetry already. The best £3.60 I've ever spent :)

Kt , Mon Oct 19 19:15:01 BST 2015

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Great book and CD -

My six-year-old granddaughter plays the CD and reads along with it. It is a really lovely book that she thoroughly enjoys.

Annette , Wed Mar 11 10:19:38 GMT 2015

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Brilliant! -

We love this book. The poetry is great for little ones, we have the CD on in the car and the kids recite the bits they like along to it! It has encouraged my 4-year-old to play with words and sounds more I think.

Becca , Thu Jan 29 20:25:36 GMT 2015

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