The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

A Journey of Hope

Rucksack ready for the road
Sausage rolls and clementines
But where are we going?
Place your hand in mine
Let’s keep on walking
Into the sunshine

About the Writer

Josie De Falco

Josie grew up in a large Victorian house full of storytelling and plays with her big Italian/English family. Her inspiration is her children and childhood memories in the Yorkshire Dales, and seaside coast of Filey. Josie is an advocate for encouraging children to explore their imagination through nature and support mental wellbeing. Her childhood nickname is Tinker Bell and a fan of the poems Flower Fairies. Josie’s work has been featured in Parakeet, and forthcoming publication in a nature anthology.