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Episode 26: Poetry Special with Joseph Coelho and Sarah Crossan

Broadcast 30 August, 2016

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Katherine and Louise are joined by CILIP Carnegie Medal and YA Prize winner Sarah Crossan, and CLiPPA winner Joseph Coelho for a special episode all about children's poetry. Plus Louise goes behind the scenes at the CLiPPA (Centre for Literacy in Primary Education Poetry Award) to chat to some young readers about their favourite poems.


Our guests

Sarah Crossan

Joseph Coelho


New books this month

What's a Girl Gotta Do? by Holly Bourne

Mother Tongue by Julie Mayhew

Beck by Mal Peet and Meg Rosoff

Unboxed by Non Pratt

Odd Dog Out by Rob Biddulph

Quick Quack Quentin by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Goodnight, Everyone by Chris Haughton

Flip Flap Pets by Axel Scheffler

Pom Pom is Super by Sophie Henn

They Didn't Teach This in Worm School! by Simone Lia

First Day at Bug School by Sam Lloyd

The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner by Terry Pratchett


Find out more

CLiPPA (Centre for Literacy in Primary Education Poetry Award)


Image from the cover of A Poem for Every Night of the Year, edited by Allie Esiri - cover art by Zanna Goldhawk (Pan Macmillan)