Astro Poetica – Watcher of the Skies
TWO beautiful collections of poetry containing poems by Dom Conlon are now available to buy.
Watcher of the Skies from The Emma Press is the perfect volume of poetry to give as a gift or use in the classroom to launch children’s imaginations.
One Giant Read says: ‘This is a book which truly has something for everyone. From poems considering BIG topics, perfect for quiet contemplation such as ‘But How Big is the Universe?’
Astro Poetica is Dom Conlon’s first solo collection of poetry, containing a galaxy of ideas which challenge, inform and delight throughout. The book also includes two chapters on how to read, and how to write, poetry.
Reviews of Astro Poetica space poetry for children
“Funny, tender poems for children.” George Szirtes, CLPE poetry for children prize winner, 2013
“Insightful, thought provoking and fun.” Nicola Davies, English Association Picture Book award winner, 2014
“Dom’s poems lightly and lovingly invite us to look to the heavens.” John Siddique, Author of ‘Don’t Wear It On Your Head’
“Ingenious, engaging and charming.” Jon Culshaw