Michael Rosen is one of the best-loved figures in the children's book world, renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and educational campaigner. His bestselling books include We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Michael Rosen's Sad Book and Quick Let's Get Out of Here. His books for adults include Good Ideas, how to be your child's and your own best teacher and his memoir, So They Call You Pisher!. He was Children's Laureate from 2007-2009, and received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997. He is Professor of Children's Literature at Goldsmiths University of London. His book to help children (or anyone) write poems is What is Poetry?