From the fantastic duo behind poems aloud comes another compendium of poetry to read out loud and make you smile.
Tackle tongue twisters, confound your classmates with riddles, make your friends laugh and transform into a ball of slime as you bring to life 25 poems from award-winning poet Joseph Coelho!
Some are odes, some can be said as personal mantras or are just full of words that you can’t help but smile when you hear them. They are designed to be read aloud to project confidence, conjure happiness, make you laugh or cheer others up. This is a book for any child who wants to build confidence reading aloud. it is a book to foster a love of words and the power that comes with the spoken word. It will show children how speaking a poem aloud has a certain magic, almost like reading a spell. Poems can be read aloud to an audience, muttered quietly to oneself or whispered in the ear of someone who needs to hear some cheerful words.
Smile Out Loud: 25 Happy Poems by Joseph Coelho and Daniel Gray-Barnett is published on the 10th May 2022 by Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of the Quarto Group, priced £12.99. Perfect for ages 7-9 years.
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