The Singing Mermaid

A lyrical picture book by Julia Donaldson and talented artist Lydia Monks. Rhyming magic from the genius pair behind What the Ladybird Heard. You already know that mermaids are beautiful. But this mermaid is also really talented. She’s a brilliant singer. (Way too good to just sit on a rock combing her hair.) But when the Singing Mermaid joins the circus, she ends up cruelly trapped. Will she ever escape to the deep blue sea?

  • From the top team behind What the Ladybird Heard
  • Julia Donaldson is the celebrated author of The Gruffalo
  • Lydia Monks is one of the UK’s top picture book artists
  • “A delightful rhyming adventure” – Daily Mail

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    Julia Donaldson

    Julia Donaldson is one of the UK’s best loved authors, known for brilliant picture books like The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Stick Man. She was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

    Awards

    Julia has won many major book prizes, including the Smarties and Blue Peter Awards for The Gruffalo, the Blue Peter and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Room on the Broom, the British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year for The Gruffalo’s Child and the Red House Award for Super Worm. Julia was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

  • Awards

    Lydia Monks won the Nestle Smarties prize in 1999 for I Wish I Were a Dog, and the 2010 Royal Mail Award for What the Ladybird Heard, with Julia Donaldson.

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