Book Trust Children’s Laureate visit to Bridgend Library


The current Book Trust Children’s Laureate, Joseph Coelho, a poet and author of the Frankenstiltskin novels, will be at Bridgend Library on Wednesday, 6th September.

Waterstones Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho is an award-winning performance poet, playwright and children’s author based in Kent. His debut poetry collection Werewolf Club Rules (Frances Lincoln, 2014) was the winner of the CLPE CLiPPA Poetry Award 2015. His work has poetry and performance at its heart, drawing on over 20 years’ experience running dynamic creative literacy sessions in schools. He aims to inspire young people through stories and characters they can recognise and explores themes including fear, courage, diversity, gratitude, empathy and loss.

This session is suitable for children aged between 5 – 12 years old. The session is completely free, and can be booked by contacting Bridgend Library on 01656 754830.

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