PB original £7.99  August 20

198x129mm  96pp

Age 6+


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Poems and illustrations by 

Mandy Coe

A wide-ranging new collection from an exciting poet, encompassing the natural world, city life, family and belonging – suffused with warmth and empathy.

Look out for the tree that saved a town; dip your toe in the Milky Way; sing the City Seed Song; come home to Belonging Street … Mandy Coe joins our poetry list with an eagerly-awaited second collection of poems for children. She writes: “Much of the book is a quest, a search for a sense of belonging, whether the searcher is a child, a tree-that-walks, the colour grey, or a butterfly … It was wonderful to be both illustrator and writer, creating pictures full of poetry and poems full of pictures.”


 In Praise of Mandy Coe... 

Mandy Coe is exceptionally alive to the worlds about us. Her work is characterised by passionate curiosity, startlingly accurate images and an unfailing sense of warmth and connection.

- Jean Sprackland


One of our most exciting poets writing for children

- Pie Corbett


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