Candy Gourlay is an award winning children’s novelist whose books have been listed for many prizes including the Blue Peter, the Carnegie, the Waterstones and the Guardian Prize. Is it a Mermaid? is her first picture book, set in a sun-drenched island in her native Philippines. The story is about identity, kindness and friendship but will be a great jumping off point for Key Stage 2 themes of conservation and the environment. A sought-after speaker, Candy will use story and art to transport her young audiences to life under the sea.Submit an Enquiry
Book being promoted: Is it a Mermaid?
Event type: Reading and Workshop Session
Audience age: 4-7 years
Audience size: Class size to assembly
Fee: Expenses only April / May 2018. School visits Â£350+
Dates available: April 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018