Joseph Coelho, Daniel Gray-Barnett
In this fantastic collection, Waterstones Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho shows us that poems are made to read OUT LOUD!
In this wittily illustrated anthology of poems, designed to be read aloud, twenty poems arm children with techniques for lifting poetry off the page and performing with confidence.
Perfect for confident children and shy readers alike, this book teaches all sorts of clever ways to performing poetry. Children will learn 20 techniques for reading aloud by trying out 20 funny and thoughtful original poems by the much-loved and award-winning performance poet, Joseph Coelho.
There are tongue twisters, poems to project, poems to whisper, poems to make you laugh. There are poems to perform to a whole class and others to whisper in somebody’s ear. Richly textured, warm and stylish illustration by Daniel Gray-Barnett bring each page to life.
“Poetry for children is dead. Really? Not when there are young poets like Joseph Coelho” -Books for Keeps
'Discover clever ways to perform poetry with confidence in a collection of 20 of Coelho's original poems, all designed to be read aloud. Now in paperback.' * The Bookseller * 'If anyone is going to convince a child that poetry is cool, it's award-winning children's author, playwright and performance poet Joseph Coelho. [...] If you want to show your children how fun poetry can be, this book is the one for you.' * The Independent *
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