Watcher of the Skies
Cheryl Moskowitz, Rachel Piercey, Emma Wright, Inua Ellams, Kate Wakeling

Ages: 7-11

How big is the universe?

How big is the universe? Are there dogs in space? What if your friend – or your granddad – was an alien? Join the poets in wondering in Watcher of the Skies, a sparkling collection of poems about the outermost possibilities of space, life and our imaginations.

Fully illustrated by Emma Wright and accompanied with helpful facts from space scientist Rachel Cochrane (Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh) and ideas for writing poems from Rachel Piercey, this is the perfect companion for any budding stargazer or astronaut.

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about the authors

Cheryl Moskowitz

Cheryl Moskowitz is a performance poet, previously an actor and playwright, who regularly visits schools, performing her work and giving workshops.

In 2011 she was awarded 2nd prize in the...
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Rachel Piercey

Hello! My name is Rachel and I am a poet and editor. I write poems for children (and for adults, too) and I absolutely love going into schools to share my poems, write new ones as a group, and read...

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Emma Wright

Emma Wright runs the Emma Press, a publishing house which makes poetry books for adults and children. She started it in 2012 and works on all the books with her best friend from...

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Inua Ellams

Born in Nigeria in 1984, Inua Ellams is an internationally touring poet, playwright, performer, graphic artist & designer. He has published three pamphlets of poetry: ‘Candy Coated...

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Kate Wakeling

Kate Wakeling is a poet and ethnomusicologist based in Oxford. Her first collection of poetry for young people, Moon Juice, is published by The Emma Press and a pamphlet of her...

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