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Belonging Street
Belonging Street

Belonging Street



80 Pages, 5 x 7.75

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $13.99 (US $13.99) (CA $18.99)

Publication Date: November 2020

ISBN 9781913074807

Rights: US & CA

Otter-Barry Books (Nov 2020)

Price: $13.99


Look out for the tree that saved a town; dip your toe in the Milky Way; sing the City Seed Song; play in Kitty Cat Street – and then come home to Belonging Street.Poems about nature and protecting our planet mingle with puzzle poems, riddles, family life and belonging, in this magical and warm-hearted new collection from an acclaimed poet and performer in schools and at festivals across the UK.


"One of our most exciting poets writing for children." —Pie Corbett, children's poet "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, poet

Author Biography

Mandy Coe is an acclaimed poet whose verse for children and adults has featured on BBC radio and television. Her work on teaching poetry has been published by the TES, Bloomsbury and CUP, and she is a Visiting Fellow of The Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University. She co-authored Our thoughts are bees: Writers Working with Schools and her poems can be heard on ‘Talking Poetry’, BBC Schools Radio and at the Poetry Archive. Her first collection for children, If You Could See Laughter, was shortlisted for the CLPE Poetry Award. She lives in Liverpool.