Author(s): Julia Donaldson; Lydia Monks (Illustrator)
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?The Singing Mermaid is a beautiful, lyrical picture book from the creators of the bestselling What the Ladybird Heard, now available as a glittery board book -- perfect for younger readers.
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.
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.