The Singing Mermaid

The Singing Mermaid

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The singing mermaid is tempted away from her home at Silversands to join the circus. The audiences love her but the poor mermaid, kept in a tank by the wicked circus owner Sam Sly, soon longs to return to the freedom of the sea. Will she ever escape?With glitter throughout, The Singing Mermaid is a beautiful, lyrical picture book from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, the creators of the bestselling What the Ladybird Heard.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 244 x 244 x 8mm | 260g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated edition
  • 1447210859
  • 9781447210856
  • 947

Review quote

"[A] tip-top adventurous ballad which will hold its readers captive." - Guardian "[...] a delightful rhyming adventure." - Daily Mail
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About Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson, the UK Children's Laureate, is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's most-loved picture books. In addition, Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs -- and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Edinburgh and West Sussex.Lydia Monks is one of the most original picture book artists working today. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has won her critical acclaim and several awards, including the Smarties Prize.
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Rating details

277 ratings
4.08 out of 5 stars
5 42% (115)
4 32% (89)
3 21% (59)
2 3% (9)
1 2% (5)

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The story revolves around a singing mermaid who is stolen away to the circus. The story is rhythmic and imaginative and the illustrations are glittery and beautiful. Highly recommended!show more
by Diana Boswarva
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