If Mum and Me Were Mermaids by Pauline Stewart


If Mum and Me Were Mermaids by Pauline Stewart

This delightful and imaginative picture book takes a look at what we would do if we were mermaids. Join this mother and daughter as they braid their mermaid hair, swim with dolphins and laze on the rocks sipping milkshakes! A perfect book for mothers and daughters to share together.


... delightful... Beautifully illustrated... this book takes us on fabulous sun-drenched island holiday with a pair of mother-daughter mermaids who swim with dolphins, sip coconut milkshakes and bread each other's hair, siniging lullabies and vowing never to leave. The story taps perfectly into every little girl's fantasy of having her mother all to herself and evokes gorgeously nostalgic memories - familiar to readers of every age - of wanting the summer to go on and on for ever. -- The Observer This is an appealingly pretty picture book for young girls. -- Cork Evening Echo Pauline Stewart's engaging verse chimes well with Miriam Latimer's cheerful illustrations... -- Child Education Ideal for mothers and daughters to enjoy together. -- The Sun

About the Author

Pauline Stewart is a widely-published poet with an extensive list of publications to her name. She was born in Hackney but is of Jamaican origin. She used to be a journalist and has written scripts for Theatre Royal Stratford. She has been on the judging panel for Dahl Poetry Foundation and currently runs poetry workshops for schools. Miriam was born and brought up in St Albans, Hertfordshire and studied an Illustration degree at Bristol, achieving a 1st class honours in 2003. Wheelie Girl, her first book, was part of her final degree show and attracted a lot of interest from agents. Since graduating, Miriam has moved to Devon where she is already working on her next book.

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32 pages


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Publication date

15th May 2008



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