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Joseph Coelho

Creeping Beauty

Hay Festival 2023, 

Forget everything you know about perfect princesses and happily ever afters! Waterstones Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho offers something a little different to traditional fairytales, as he takes us on a new adventure with his series Fairy Tales Gone Bad, in which he reimagines well-known characters with a spookier and more gruesome edge. Join him as he brings his creations Zombierella, Frankenstiltskin and Creeping Beauty to life (don’t worry, they’re not that scary), and shares his tips on how to become a masterful storyteller. Coelho is a poet and storyteller, and the 12th children’s laureate.

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Anghofiwch bopeth rydych chi’n ei wybod am dywysogesau perffaith a byw yn hapus am byth! Mae Awdur Plant Waterstones, Joseph Coelho, yn cynnig rhywbeth ychydig yn wahanol i straeon tylwyth teg traddodiadol, wrth iddo fynd â ni ar antur newydd gyda’i gyfres Fairy Tales Gone Bad, lle mae’n ail-ddychmygu cymeriadau adnabyddus gyda naws fwy arswydus ac ofnadwy. Ymunwch ag ef wrth iddo ddod â’i greadigaethau Zombierella, Frankenstiltskin a Creeping Beauty i fywyd (peidiwch â phoeni, nid ydynt mor frawychus â hynny), ac wrth iddo rannu ei awgrymiadau ar sut i ddod yn storïwr meistrolgar. Mae Coelho yn fardd a storïwr, a’r 12fed Awdur Plant.

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Joseph Coelho