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Candy Gourlay

  • 4 stars across 8 books
    Candy Gourlay is a Filipino author based in London. Her debut novel Tall Story won the Crystal Kite Prize for Europe and the National Book Award in the Philippines. It was nominated for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for 13 prizes including the Blue Peter, the Waterstones Prize and the Branford Boase. When she's not blogging, Candy loves taking photographs and making videos. Shine is her second novel. www.candygourlay.com
    13th December 2018

    Bone Talk

    The Philippines, 100 years ago. A boy called Samkad wants to become a man. He is desperate to be given his own shield, s... More

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    1st September 2003

    Shine!

    Jimmy is playing the Star in the school play. He practises shining all the time. As the performance draws closer, Jimmy ... More

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    1st January 2015

    Shine

    Monsters are in the eye of the beholder. Rosa suffers from a rare condition that renders her mute. She lives on the str... More

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    6th January 2011

    Tall Story

    Be careful what you wish for . . . Andi is short. And she has lots of wishes. She wishes she could play on the school b... More

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    15th February 2016

    Tall Story

    Be careful what you wish for . . . Andi is short. And she has lots of wishes. She wishes she could play on the school b... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends: Level 11: Animal Tricksters

    Animal Tricksters retells three folk tales from around the world about animal tricksters. Hare has an impossible task to... More

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    6th June 2019

    Is it a Mermaid?

    "I AM A BEAUTIFUL MERMAID!" declares the Dugong, and she shows Benji and Bel her mermaid tail (rather big) and her me... More

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