60: Signed and dedicated hardback copy of Tall Story by Candy Gourlay

Tall Story by Candy GourlayITEM: Signed and  dedicated hardback copy of Candy’s award-winning book Tall Story. (2 copies are up for grabs)

SYNOPSIS: Basketball-mad Andi thinks she has big problems until she meets her long-lost brother Bernardo who is tall … but not just tall – a giant. Bernardo is eight feet tall. He suffers from a disease called gigantism but in his little village, people think he’s a legendary giant come to save them from earthquakes!

BIO: Candy Gourlay is a Filipino author based in London. Her book Tall Story, set both in the Philippines and London, was nominated for the Carnegie Medal in 2011. It has won the Crystal Kite Prize for Europe and the National Children’s Book Award of the Philippines and was shortlisted for 13 prizes. Her new book is a ghost story called SHINE.

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About Candy Gourlay

Candy Gourlay is a Filipino author living in London. She was a journalist writing about dictators in the Third World before she took up a full time position battling dictators of the nappy-clad variety. She inadvertently became a web designer while avoiding doing the dishes. She takes procrastination to new levels by blogging, drawing and making YouTube videos for fun. Her debut novel Tall Story was nominated for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for eleven children’s book prizes including the Blue Peter prize. It won the Crystal Kite Children’s Book Prize for Europe. Her latest book is called Shine. www.candygourlay.com

7 comments

  1. £32 because my mum says she has heard good things about it and you!

  2. MoragCaunt

    £25.00 bid from me. Morag caunt

  3. Diana Clements

    £100 from me Di Clements

  4. Oh gosh, that’s wonderful!

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