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?With glitter throughout, this is a beautiful, lyrical new picture book from the creators of the bestselling WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD.
Julia Donaldson, the UK Children's Laureate, is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's most-loved picture books. In addition, Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs -- and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Edinburgh and West Sussex.Lydia Monks is one of the most original picture book artists working today. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has won her critical acclaim and several awards, including the Smarties Prize.