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About 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

Recent updates about Joseph Coelho

National Tap Dance Day

Dance along with Luna Loves Dance by Joseph Coelho from Andersen 

3 days ago

National Escargot Day

What can you see in your garden? Luna Loves Gardening by Joseph Coelho from Andersen 

4 days ago

International Museums Day

Read Luna Loves Library Day by Joseph Coelho from Andersen Digital to delve into the past!

10 days ago

International Museums Day

Read Luna Loves Library Day by Joseph Coelho from Andersen to delve into the past!

10 days ago

International Day of Families

Luna Loves Art is a great book by Joseph Coelho from Andersen

13 days ago

International Day of Families

Luna Loves Dance is a great book by Joseph Coelho from Andersen

13 days ago

International Day of Families

Luna Loves Gardening is a great book by Joseph Coelho from Andersen

13 days ago

Joseph Coelho and Nicola Killen

Out now! First Little Rhymes: Out and About by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Nicola Killen. Published by Andersen.

26 days ago

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