The Litfest Big Read: Joseph Coehlo — The Girl Who Became a Tree
An innovative novel created from individual poems, The Girl Who Became a Tree is a creative reimagining of the myth of Daphne and Apollo. Part legend and part modern day, Daphne’s story is layered, thought-provoking and a great conversation starter. We would love to know your views.
“Heart-breaking, powerful, totally involving…a tour de force…full of energy and a rich palette of language” -Tricia Adams, Love Reading
Joseph Coelho is an award winning author, poet and playwright. His debut poetry collection Werewolf Club Rules won the prestigious CLiPPA poetry award. He has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and for the BookTrust Storytime Prize. Luna Loves World Book Day was one of the official World Book Day titles in 2021. Joseph is a big champion of libraries and has been touring the UK joining libraries in every one of its library authorities.
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