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Joseph Coelho - Author

About the Author

JOSEPH COELHO is a performance poet and playwright. He has written plays for the Polka Theatre, the Lyric, Hammersmith, and the Unicorn Theatre. He performs his poetry shows with the UK's top performance poetry organisation, Apples and Snakes, visiting venues across the UK. Joseph's poems have appeared in many anthologies, including Green Glass Beads by Jacqueline Wilson and The Works 6, edited by Pie Corbett, but Werewolf Club is his first solo collection. He lives in Folkestone, Kent.

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My Beautiful Voice

My Beautiful Voice

Author: Joseph Coelho Illustrator: Ms. Allison Colpoys Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/08/2021

A moving, lyrical picture book about a shy child unlocking the power of their own voice through poetry, with the helping hand of an extra special teacher. Written by poet and playwright Joseph Coelho. From the creators of If All The World Were, winner of the 2019 Independent Book Shop Picture Book Award which has been translated into 13 languages. This beautifully illustrated, powerful and heartwarming text shows children that everyone's voice can be powerful and beautiful, however small. Allison Colpoys' gorgeous artwork spills from every page as she shows this most heartwarming of tales. Follow a child who is so shy she doesn't speak. With the encouragement on an enchanting and magical teacher, she writes a poem. But a poem is meant to be read aloud! She musters all her courage, stands at the front of the class and shows her classmates that she does have a voice. And her voice is BEAUTIFUL! The perfect way to encourage empathy in young children and show shy children how to feel brave.

Luna Loves Art

Luna Loves Art

Author: Joseph Coelho Illustrator: Fiona Lumbers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2021

Luna Loves Art offers [the comfort that] not all families look the same - and that is a great message to celebrate. Laura Dockrill At the gallery, Luna is transfixed by the famous art, but her classmate Finn doesn't seem to want to be there at all. Finn's family doesn't look like the one in Henry Moore's 'Family Group' sculpture, but then neither does Luna's. Maybe all Finn needs is a friend. Join Luna and Finn at the Art Gallery and step inside famous works of art by Van Gogh, Damien Hirst, Henri Matisse, Andy Warhol and many more! Can you spot all the art? Created by award-winning poet Joseph Coelho, this book follows Luna Loves Library Day as an introduction to different types of family.

Thank You A story celebrating key workers and the NHS

Thank You A story celebrating key workers and the NHS

Author: Joseph Coelho Illustrator: Sam Usher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/09/2020

Tatenda says thank you every day, wherever he can. Thank you to Mum and Dad for making breakfast, thank you to the post lady for delivering his favourite comic, thank you to his teacher for marking his work and thank you to the shop assistant stacking shelves. But lately, it seems no one can hear his thank yous: their heads are too foggy with worry. So Tatenda decides to say his biggest 'Thank you' ever. He stands on tiptoe, brings his arms down like a huge rainbow... and this time, his thank you helps the whole community feel better! This beautiful story from an award-winning author and illustrator team was inspired by the coronavirus pandemic and the NHS Thursday clap and helps to show children how they can celebrate the key workers in their lives. By buying a copy of this book you are making a donation of 3% of the retail price to Groundwork, a charity that helps some of the UK's most disadvantaged communities deal with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Zombierella: Fairy Tales Gone Bad

Zombierella: Fairy Tales Gone Bad

Author: Joseph Coelho Illustrator: Freya Hartas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

The first in a funny, deliciously dark, three-part series of twisted classics, written in verse by award-winning poet Joseph Coelho and illustrated by Freya Hartas. Such a fun story with excellent illustrations ... with enough familiarity to feel known but with enough difference to make it quirky and original Malorie Blackman A yellow moon hangs in a satin sky the night Cinderella, barefoot and in hand-me-downs, slips at the top of the stairs ... and dies. But not for long. The Shadow of Death arrives to breathe life back into her bones and, for three nights only, Cinderella goes forth as ZOMBIERELLA. With her skin as cold as ice and her faithful horse Lumpkin back by her side, can she seek revenge on her three cruel, fake sisters, once and for all? Crawl out of the grave and step into your mushroom carriage for this haunting and humorous adventure of the undead girl searching for her happily ever after.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Artist (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Artist (Year 1)

Author: Joseph Coelho Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/04/2020

With a swish of his brush, Carl paints magnificent scenes using postcards from his family as inspiration. Using bright colours and wild brush strokes - Carl's paintings are so realistic that they suddenly come to life! Carl is thrown right into each scene he paints, where danger is lurking around every corner ... Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 5-6 Ideal for reading aloud at home with your child Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Art and the topic area of landscapes Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

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