A poem said out loud has a certain magic … almost like casting a spell! Come and learn how to make poetry magic, whether muttered quietly to oneself or shouted from the rooftops.
Author, playwright and poet, Joseph Coelho’s latest collection, Smile Out Loud, features twenty five poems designed to be read aloud to project confidence, conjure happiness, make you laugh or cheer others up. Some are odes, some can be said as personal mantras, and some are just full of words that make you smile! Come along and feel the love for language and experience the power of spoken word.
“Poetry for children is dead. Really? Not when there are young poets like Joseph Coelho” —Books for Keeps
Joseph Coelho is a performance poet, actor and author. He has been long-listed for The Carnegie Children’s Award with his poetry collection ‘Overheard In A Tower Block’. 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.