The Singing Mermaid

Julia Donaldson

Illustrated by Lydia Monks
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22 March 2018
32 pages

Dive into the adventure with The Singing Mermaid, 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, this story is loved by children and parents alike.

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 . . .

Enjoy more stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: Sharing a Shell, The Princess and the Wizard, and Sugarlump and the Unicorn.

[A] tip-top adventurous ballad which will hold its readers captive.


A delightful rhyming adventure.

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