Candy Gourlay: Is it a Mermaid?

Part of Imagine Children's Festival

Dive under the sea with writer Candy Gourlay to find out about the mysterious dugong – a creature who thinks she’s a mermaid.

When Benji and Bel find a strange creature on a tropical beach they know it’s a dugong. But the dugong insists she is a beautiful mermaid, and to prove it, she shows them her mermaid’s tail and sings them a mermaid song.

Is it a Mermaid? is a warm-hearted story about friendship – and mermaids! Written by Candy Gourlay, illustrated by Francesca Chessa and published by Otter-Barry Books.

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Royal Festival Hall
Foyle Pavilion, Level 3, Blue Side


£8 Adult and Child ticket
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)


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Age recommendation
For ages 3 – 7.

Each ticket admits one adult and one child. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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