Michael Rosen Collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1840 MR
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1997-2005
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 archive boxes

Scope and Content

Collection of drafts, draft material and notes relating to 21 of Michael Rosen's published works, including 19 titles for children and three titles for adults. The collection includes drafts of 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt', 'Michael Rosen's Sad Book' and 'This is Not My Nose'. The collection also contains a small amount of unpublished material.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by Michael Rosen during the course of his career as a writer.


Draft material has been arranged into two main series - books for children and books for adults - with drafts within each series arranged by title and publication date. Unpublished material appears in a separate file.

Access Information

Accessible to all researchers, by appointment only.

Custodial History

Donated to Seven Stories by the creator in 2005.

Personal Names