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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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Luna Loves Art

Luna Loves Art

Author: Joseph Coelho Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/07/2020

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, Picasso, Jackson Pollock and 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.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Artist (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Artist (Year 1)

Author: Joseph Coelho Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

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 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.

Poems Aloud An anthology of poems to read out loud

Poems Aloud An anthology of poems to read out loud

Author: Joseph Coelho Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2020

Poems are made to read OUT LOUD! A wittily illustrated anthology of poems, designed to be read aloud. 20 poems by the award winning Joseph Coelho 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

No Longer Alone

No Longer Alone

Author: Joseph Coelho Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2019

A new picture book from award-winning performance poet, Joseph Coelho. This touching picture book subtly deals with big emotions such as loss, with an uplifting and hopeful message about being yourself and the importance of family and talking about worries. Told through the voice of a little girl who is labelled as quiet and shy, No Longer Alone follows her tumult of emotions as she navigates the world around her. But when she finally shares her feelings and tells her Dad all the things that are worrying her, she no longer feels so alone. Joseph's warm, authentic voice offers an insightful take on the way children feel and how they perceive the world and it's perfectly complimented by gorgeous artwork from talented new illustrator, Robyn Wilson-Owen.

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