The Magic of Mums
By Justin Coe
Illustrated by Steve Wells
Action Man, please move over
You're nothing but a plastic poser
If there's a job that you need done
The one you want is Action Mum
… and she is just one of around 40 different sorts of mums celebrated in this thoughtful, funny and heartwarming collection.
Not just a great gift for Mother's Day or her birthday but for all the other days as well.
Feb 6, 2020
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"Tender, witty and observant verses featuring 50 different mums, paired with cartoonish black-and white illustrations."
Justin Coe is a performance poet on a mission to reconnect people with poetry and poetry with people. A regular and popular performer in schools, theatres and community settings, he has entertained everywhere from Sheppey to Shanghai and from the Savoy Hotel to street corners, steam trains and a sitting-room made entirely out of newspaper. He first dreamt of writing a book when he was five years old. In 2020 he added The Magic of Mums to his published books. Justin Coe lives in Southend-on-Sea, Essex.
Steve Wells is a designer and illustrator. He has designed over 200 book covers and his spontaneous and scratchy illustrations have appeared in more than a dozen books and have been published around the world. He lives in Bath with his wife and three children, one cat and a lizard.