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Candy Gourlay - Author

Candy Gourlay was born in Manila during the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos; after
working as a journalist for some years, she moved to the UK in her twenties. Candy is
now a full-time writer across a range of medium; short stories, blogs, websites,
journalistic features and radio programmes. TALL STORY is Candy’s first full-length
published novel.

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Shine
Candy Gourlay
Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014 The medical condition which scars Rosa and leaves her without speech at birth is viewed with deep mistrust by the superstitious community in which she lives. To avoid their taunts she remains...
Lovereading Price: £0.00 Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/01/1970
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Tall Story
Candy Gourlay
Selected by a distinguished independent panel of experts including our editorial expert, Julia Eccleshare, for Diverse Voices - 50 of the best Children's Books celebrating cultural diversity in the UK. Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2011. Shortlisted for the...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/01/2011
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Tall Story
Candy Gourlay
This is a debut novel packed with warmth, humour and quirkiness that will have you in fits of laughter one minute and in tears the next as the author explores a touching sibling relationship and the clash of two very...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 27/05/2010
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