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Is it a Mermaid?

By Candy Gourlay
Illustrated by Francesca Chessa

As seen on Milkshake TV, this warm-hearted, sun-drenched story is about kindness and friendship – with a touch of magic

“I AM A BEAUTIFUL MERMAID!” declares the Dugong, and she shows Benji and Bel her mermaid tail (rather big) and her mermaid singing (very bad). Is she really just a “sea-cow” – or could the Dugong be a mermaid after all?

HB £11.99

£6.99

Cover

HB, PB

Size

275x240mm

Length

32pp

Age 3+

Apr 4, 2018

Pub Date

ISBN

9781910959121

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Reviews

"Is it a Mermaid? has been a highlight this year and has had many joyous readings as we have shared it endlessly with the new baby in the family. Beautifully illustrated by Francesca Chessa...the story is full of humorous touches."

Dr Pam Dix, Chair of IBBY UK

Francesca Chessa

Illustrator

Francesca Chessa has illustrated over 40 books with publishers all over the world, including Library Lily and Elliot’s Arctic Surprise. She lives in Turin, Italy, where she runs art workshops for children and adults.

Candy Gourlay

Author

Candy Gourlay was born in Davao City in the Philippines and was a campaigning journalist before becoming a children's writer. As readers of Is It a Mermaid? will know (or discover) the Filipino landscape and beaches, and the experiences of Filipino children, are a strong source of inspiration for her. She now lives in the UK.

 
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