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The Singing Mermaid

The Singing Mermaid

Join the Singing Mermaid in a circus adventure as she attempts to escape back to her seaside home in this lyrical story, with a redesigned cover and glitter on every page.

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ISBN 9781509862733
Barcode 9781509862733
Published 27 March 2018 by Pan Macmillan
Format Paperback, Main Market Ed.
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Author(s) By Donaldson, Julia
Illustrated by Monks, Lydia
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781509862733
ISBN-10 1509862730
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Macmillan Children's Books
Publication Date 27 March 2018
International Publication Date 22 March 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Main Market Ed.
Edition Main Market Ed.
Author(s) By Donaldson, Julia
Illustrated by Monks, Lydia
Category Baby Books
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 250mm
Height: 250mm
Spine: 5mm
Weight 259g
Interest Age 0-5 years
Reading Age 0-5 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 901336

Description of this Book

Tempted by the promise of fame and fortune, the Singing Mermaid joins a circus. The crowds love her, but the poor mermaid is kept in a tank by the wicked circus owner Sam Sly, and she soon longs to return to the freedom of her ocean home. The Singing Mermaid is a delightful tale from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard. With brilliant rhyming verse, bright and distinctive illustrations and glitter on every page, this story is loved by children and parents alike. Enjoy all the stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: Sharing a Shell, The Princess and the Wizard, The Rhyming Rabbit, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A delightful rhyming adventure. * Daily Mail * [A] tip-top adventurous ballad which will hold its readers captive. * Guardian *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Julia Donaldson is the UK's most successful picture book author, whose titles include the acknowledged modern classic, The Gruffalo, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Julia is also the author of the young fiction series, Princess Mirror-Belle, illustrated by Lydia Monks, and is much in demand for her brilliant events for children at schools, libraries and literary festivals. Lydia Monks is one of the most original picture book artists working today. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has won her awards including the Smarties Prize.

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