The Mermaid's Tail

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title The Mermaid's Tail
Authors and Contributors      By (author)   Raewyn Caisley
Illustrated by   John Boucher
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Pages:80
Dimensions(mm): Height 198,Width 129
ISBN 9780141306155
ClassificationsDewey:A823.3
Audience
Children / Juvenile

Publishing Details

Publisher Penguin Books Australia
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 7 May 2019
NZ Release Date 7 May 2019
Publication Country Australia

Description

Crystal longs to be a mermaid. So her mother makes her a flashing silver tail. But the tail doesn't feel real enough, until the night Crystal wears it to bed . . .

Author Biography

Raewyn Caisley was born in New Zealand but has lived in Australia for the past twenty years, in Fremantle, WA, with her husband Terry and their son Jack. Raewyn is the author of books for younger readers that include bestselling Aussie Bites and Nibbles titles, and the picture books Hello From Nowhere and Something Wonderful. Hello From Nowhere won the 2015 SCBWI Crystal Kite Award for Australia and New Zealand, was shortlisted for the 2016 Adelaide Festival Awards and the WA Young Readers Book Award, and was a CBCA Notable Book in 2015. Something Wonderful won the 2016 Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Award, and was a 2017 CBCA Notable Book.