Joseph Coelho, Children's Laureate for 2022-2024, is a performance poet, children’s author, playwright and winner of the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education Poetry Award 2015 for his debut poetry collection Werewolf Club Rules. Joe has written plays for the Polka Theatre, Soho Theatre and the Unicorn Theatre and creates dynamic poetry theatre pieces for young people that he tours nationally. He also performs with the UK's top performance poetry organisation, Apples and Snakes, visiting venues across the UK. Joseph has also been a guest poet on Cbeebies’ Rhyme Rocket.
Nicola Killen graduated from the MA in Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art in 2009, and won the Egmont Best New Talent Award for her final show. She's been working on picture books ever since. She also has a degree in Graphic Design and almost became an accountant! She lives and works in Cambridge.
Blow a Kiss, Catch a Kiss
(Paperback) - 05/10/2023
A beautifully illustrated anthology of forty-four short poems by award-winning Children's Laureate Joseph Coelho, designed to be shared together.
Blow a kiss, catch a kiss when we are apart.
Blow a kiss, catch a kiss put it in your heart.
From Eye Caterpillars to The Journey Game, and from Dancing Families to Dreamtime, this collection of fun and heart-warming poems from award-winning children's poet Joseph Coelho are perfect for sharing everyday feelings and experiences.
‘A delightful selection of interactive poems for toddlers... illustrated with a multitude of gorgeous children by Killen’ The Bookseller, Editor's Choice