Little Gems - Budgie

Paperback

A missing budgie inspires an unlikely friendship between a young boy and his elderly neighbour in this touching Little Gem from award-winner and Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho.

Mr Buxton is always having a go at Miles and his friends for climbing the trees outside their tower block. Miles thinks he’s just a grumpy old man but when he finds a lost little budgie, Miles also discovers that he and Mr Buxton have more in common than he could ever have imagined.

RRP: £6.99

ISBN

978-1-80090-140-7

Interest age

5+

Publication Date

06-04-2023

Format

Paperback

Pages

96 pages

Dimensions

126x168mm

Author

Joseph Coelho, Illustrated by David Barrow

Joseph Coelho is a playwright, poet, award-winning children’s author and the Waterstones Children's Laureate for 2022-2024. Joseph’s poems have been featured in many anthologies such as Green Glass Beads by Jacqueline Wilson and his own debut poetry collection, Werewolf Club Rules, earned him the CLiPPA Poetry Award in 2015. Joseph has also written the picture book series, Luna Loves, and the middle-grade, Fairytales Gone Bad series. Most recently, his book, The Girl Who Became a Tree, was shortlisted for the 2021 CILIP Carnegie Medal.

Product Description

A missing budgie inspires an unlikely friendship between a young boy and his elderly neighbour in this touching Little Gem from award-winner and Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho.

Mr Buxton is always having a go at Miles and his friends for climbing the trees outside their tower block. Miles thinks he’s just a grumpy old man but when he finds a lost little budgie, Miles also discovers that he and Mr Buxton have more in common than he could ever have imagined.

ISBN

978-1-80090-140-7

Interest age

5+

Publication Date

06-04-2023

Format

Paperback

Pages

96 pages

Dimensions

126x168mm

Product Description

A missing budgie inspires an unlikely friendship between a young boy and his elderly neighbour in this touching Little Gem from award-winner and Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho.

Mr Buxton is always having a go at Miles and his friends for climbing the trees outside their tower block. Miles thinks he’s just a grumpy old man but when he finds a lost little budgie, Miles also discovers that he and Mr Buxton have more in common than he could ever have imagined.

Author

Joseph Coelho, Illustrated by David Barrow

Joseph Coelho is a playwright, poet, award-winning children’s author and the Waterstones Children's Laureate for 2022-2024. Joseph’s poems have been featured in many anthologies such as Green Glass Beads by Jacqueline Wilson and his own debut poetry collection, Werewolf Club Rules, earned him the CLiPPA Poetry Award in 2015. Joseph has also written the picture book series, Luna Loves, and the middle-grade, Fairytales Gone Bad series. Most recently, his book, The Girl Who Became a Tree, was shortlisted for the 2021 CILIP Carnegie Medal.