Blow a Kiss, Catch a Kiss

Poems to share with little ones

Illustrator: Nicola Killen

Binding: Hardcover

Imprint: Andersen Press

Age 3+

Annuals Family & Home Stories, Anthologies, Children's & Young Adult Poetry

Award-winning poet and children’s author Joseph Coelho presents a delightful collection of 44 short poems to share with young babies and toddlers.

A beautifully illustrated anthology of forty-four short poems by award-winning Joseph Coelho, designed to be shared together.

Blow a kiss, catch a kiss when we are apart.

Blow a kiss, catch a kiss put it in your heart.

From Eye Caterpillars to The Journey Game, and from Dancing Families to Dreamtime, this collection of fun, engaging and heart-warming poems from award-winning children's poet Joseph Coelho are perfect for joining in and sharing everyday feelings and experiences.


Joseph Coelho is a performance poet, children’s author, playwright and winner of the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education Poetry Award 2015 for his debut poetry collection Werewolf Club Rules (Frances Lincoln, 2014). Joe has written plays for the Polka Theatre, Soho Theatre and the Unicorn Theatre and creates dynamic poetry theatre pieces for young people that he tours nationally. He also performs with the UK's top performance poetry organisation, Apples and Snakes, visiting venues across the UK. Joseph has also been a guest poet on Cbeebies’ Rhyme Rocket.

Nicola Killen graduated from the MA in Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art in 2009, and won the Egmont Best New Talent Award for her final show. She's been working on picture books ever since. She also has a degree in Graphic Design and almost became an accountant! She lives and works in Cambridge.

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