Fri 22nd Sept / 10.00-11.00 /
FREE FOR SCHOOLS (Yrs 5-7)
LET'S CHASE STARS TOGETHER
A standout new collection of contemporary poems from prize-winning poet Matt Goodfellow, author of Bright Bursts of Colour. Ideal for children aged 10+
Perfectly reflecting the thoughts, feelings and imaginings of young people, these beautifully crafted poems are poignant, playful, heartfelt and hopeful. From friendship, family and separation to school experiences and fitting in, this moving collection touches on the relatable aspects of growing up. It delicately balances emotion with light relief and humour, and is sure to captivate any young person aged 10 and above.
‘Matt Goodfellow is a fresh voice on the children’s poetry scene.’ Pie Corbett
Matt Goodfellow spent over 10 years as a primary school teacher before embarking on a career in poetry. He spends his time writing and touring the UK and beyond – visiting schools, libraries and festivals to deliver high-energy, inspirational poetry performances and workshops. He is a National Poetry Day Ambassador. Follow Matt on Twitter @EarlyTrain