Subtitle 25 Poems to Frighten and Delight

Joseph Coelho
Price $19.99
Description Description From Children’s Laureate (2022–2024), Joseph Coelho, comes a giggling and ghoulish compendium of 25 spooky poems to perform.

With a delightful blend of giggles and ghouls, this collection is designed for young readers and budding performers.

Within these pages, you'll discover poems that can be recited loudly, softly, or in a ghostly whisper, offering a diverse range of performances. Some poems are meant to make your audience jump or send shivers down their spine, while others weave spell-poems that can enchant a witch's cat or cast a spell of laughter. There are even poems that will tickle your funny bones.

Spooky Poems Aloud is the perfect collection of Halloween-themed poems for children to build confidence in reading aloud and nurture their speech and drama skills. Joseph Coelho's imaginative words will transport young readers into the world of whimsical and eerie tales, making this book a treasure trove for children of all ages and reading abilities.
Series Poetry to Perform
Format Juvenile - Hardcover 40 Pages
ISBN 9780711287402
Size9.25 in x 10.87 in / 235.00 mm x 276.00 mm
Published Date August 6th, 2024
Joseph Coelho

JOSEPH COELHO is the Waterstones Children's Laureate 2022-2024. In 2019 he won the Independent Bookshop Week Picture Book Award for If All the World Were which has been translated into over 10 languages. 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 books by a survey led by World Book Day. His other poetry books include How To Write Poems and A Year Of Nature Poems .

He has written plays for companies including: Soho Theatre, Polka Theatre, The Unicorn Theatre, Theatre Royal York, Oily Cart and The Spark Children's Festival to name a few. 

Joseph has been a guest poet on Cbeebies Rhyme Rocket, Radio 4's Poetry Playtime and Front Row. He is the presenter of BBC's Teach Poetry (Oct 2018) and features in DiscoveryEDUK's Poetry Curriculum.

Daniel Gray-Barnett
Daniel Gray-Barnett is an Australian illustrator and author based in Tasmania. He has illustrated five books for children, including his award-winning debut, Grandma Z. His illustrations have been commissioned by clients such as The New York Times, Sydney Opera House, The Boston Globe, The New Yorker, Warner Music, and The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. His work has been shown internationally and has been awarded by the Society of Illustrators NY, Communication Arts and 3x3 magazine.
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