Gingerbread Man

Poem from Werewolf Club Rules by Joseph Coelho

Billy chased me round the playground
with hands full of fists

Billy yelled at me across the football pitch
with a mouth full of stings.

Billy spat, jibed and cawed
as I ran away singing…

“You can't catch me, I'm the Gingerbread man.”

Billy had red hair.
I was cruel and called him names.

Why not try...
  • Looking at the teaching sequence for Werewolf Club Rules, below. 
  • Visiting Joe's poet page for more videos…



Joseph Coelho - Gingerbread man

Joseph Coelho - Gingerbread man