Have you ever just gazed at a blank piece of paper and don’t know where to start? Poetry Prompts is the book you need! It gives so many ideas on how to get started and how to imagine different things and situations. From creating haikus to tanka poems and and tongue twisters this book will have all in your class or at home writing poetry in no time!
Joseph Coelho is the UK Children’s Laureate 2022-2024 and he is travelling around the counties visiting libraries and meeting children, helping them to find the poems inside themselves and to share with others.
There are some great resources to go with Poetry Prompts from the British Library download and see how much they will help your children or simply have a go yourselves!
Wide Eyed are part of the Quarto Knows and have some amazingly beautiful books for everyone. Poetry Prompts is a book for all and just waiting for you to step into and … make a poem!
Sue Martin – Children’s Literacy Specialist