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Milly and the Mermaids

Written by Maudie Smith

Illustrated by Antonia Woodward

Milly and the Mermaids Synopsis

On a visit to the seaside, Milly is desperate to meet a mermaid. She's sure that if she just wishes hard enough, her dream will come true. The underwater world of Maudie Smith's lovely tale is brought to life by Antonia Woodward's sumptuous artwork in this lyrical mermaid tale of fun and friendship, perfect for young readers.

Milly and the Mermaids Press Reviews

A very easy to read story which captures your imagination and makes you smile at the end -- Baby Buzz Magazine * Baby Buzz Magazine * A wonderfully charming and warm children's book that will be perfect to share with young and fascinated minds * The Bookbag * Luminously illustrated by Antonia Woodward, the promise of 'extra sparkle inside' is amply born out when Milly discovers the secret world of mermaids. This she does after entering a shell brought back from the beach that afternoon which has now swollen to giant-size. Is she dreaming? Ask any child lucky enough to possess this beautiful book * The Independent on Sunday *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781444009224
Publication date: 4th September 2014
Author: Maudie Smith
Illustrator: Antonia Woodward
Publisher: Orion Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Maudie Smith

Maudie Smith started work as an actress, before moving to Bath with her TV screenwriter husband. She gave up touring theatre when she had children. In the last couple of years she's written a libretto for a newly commissioned opera and run a very successful school drama club, while raising two daughters, cats, chickens, guinea pigs etc. She has an MA in Writing for Young People from the prestigious Bath Spa University. MILLY AND THE MERMAIDS is her first picture book. Her website is and you can follow her on Twitter @MaudieSmith Antonia Woodward graduated with ...

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