Books by Candy Gourlay

IS IT A MERMAID? by Candy Gourlay
Released: May 15, 2018

"This playful frolic in tropical waters is a gentle introduction to the concept of chosen identity and respect for others' choices. (author's note) (Picture book. 3-7)"
When Benji and Bel spot an unusual creature on the beach one morning, Benji knows exactly what it is: a dugong. The dugong, however, has a differing opinion. Read full book review >
TALL STORY by Candy Gourlay
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"Gourlay spins slender threads of wishes and prayers, magic and miracles, desires and redemption and weaves together an impressively sweet and rich tale. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Twelve-year-old Andi's pleasure in her family's move to a real house and the coincidental long-awaited arrival of her older half brother from the Philippines is overshadowed by learning that only boys play basketball at her new school. Read full book review >