Michael Rosen: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt author, 73, ‘very poorly’ as family share update

Michael Rosen is a legendary English children’s author, best known for the classic novel We’re Going On A Bear Hunt and his exceptional poetry.

The 73-year-old has come down with an illness, and is currently “very poorly”, according to a new statement from his family.

Sharing the news on the former Children’s Laureate’s official Twitter page, his family said Rosen is receiving care in hospital.

“From Michael’s family: Michael is very poorly at the moment,” the post began.

“Having spent a night in ICU, he is now doing ‘ok, stable, alert’ and was able to go to a ward yesterday.

“Thank you very much for all your kind concern. Emma x @underthecranes @J0e_R0sen.”

Express.co.uk has contacted a representative for Michael Rosen.

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