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Poems Aloud An anthology of poems to read out loud

Written by Joseph Coelho

Illustrated by Daniel Gray-Barnett

Poems Aloud An anthology of poems to read out loud Synopsis

Poems are made to read OUT LOUD! A wittily illustrated anthology of poems, designed to be read aloud. Twenty 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

Poems Aloud An anthology of poems to read out loud Press Reviews

Every poem comes with a few lines of stage direction...but the real appeal is in the poems themselves, with their vivid images and lively voices...[and] colorful mixed-media illustrations. * The New York Times *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780711247680
Publication date: 4th February 2020
Author: Joseph Coelho
Illustrator: Daniel Gray-Barnett
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 40 pages

About Joseph Coelho

Joseph Coelho is an award winning poet and performer from London, although he now lives by the sea. In 2019 he won the Independent Bookshop Week Picture Book Award for If All the World Were. He has been long-listed for The Carnegie Children's Award with his poetry collection 'Overheard In A Tower Block', which was also shortlisted for the CLPE CLiPPA Poetry Award and Longlisted for the UKLA Book Awards. He won the 2015 CLPE CLiPPA Poetry Award with his debut poetry collection Werewolf Club Rules. His debut Picture Book, Luna Loves Library Day was voted one of the nations favourite picture ...

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