Joseph Coelho

Author

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 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

Recent activity

21 days ago

Out now! Luna Loves Art by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Fiona Lumbers. Published by Andersen.
Joseph Coelho and Fiona Lumbers

1 month ago

Out now! The Hairdo That Got Away by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Fiona Lumbers. Published by Andersen.
Joseph Coelho and Fiona Lumbers

2 months ago

Out now! Luna Loves World Book Day by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Fiona Lumbers. Published by Andersen.
Joseph Coelho and Fiona Lumbers

9 months ago

Out now! Luna Loves Art by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Fiona Lumbers. Published by Andersen.
Joseph Coelho and Fiona Lumbers

1 year ago

Luna Loves Library Day is a wonderful book for your children. Published by Andersen.
World Storytelling Day

1 year ago

Luna Loves Library Day by Joseph Coelho and Fiona Lumbers from Andersen Digital is brilliant!
World Storytelling Day

1 year ago

Out now! Poems Aloud by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Daniel Gray-Barnett. Published by Wide Eyed Editions.
Joseph Coelho and Daniel Gray-Barnett

1 year ago

Out now! A Year of Nature Poems by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Joseph Coelho. Published by Wide Eyed Editions.
Joseph Coelho and Kelly Louise Judd