Award-winning poet and Children's Laureate Joseph Coelho presents a delightful collection of short poems on going out and about in the world to share with young babies and toddlers, in a chunky board book format.

A beautifully illustrated board book with selected poems by award-winning Children's Laureate Joseph Coelho.

With poems and illustrations selected from Coelho and Killen's collection, Blow a Kiss, Catch a Kiss, this board book includes 10 charming poems all about a little one's outside world, and the things they might see and experience going out and about in it.

Praise for Blow a Kiss, Catch a Kiss: Poems to share with little ones:
‘A delightful selection of interactive poems for toddlers... illustrated with a multitude of gorgeous children by Killen’ The Bookseller, Editor's Choice


Joseph Coelho, Children's Laureate for 2022-2024, 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. 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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