70: Paperback edition of TALL STORY, signed and drawn on by Candy Gourlay (1 of 2)

ITEM: Paperback edition of TALL STORY, signed and drawn on by Candy Gourlay (who in one of her previous lives was a cartoonist)

ABOUT TALL STORY: Tall Story was published to acclaim in 2010 by David Fickling Books. It’s about a Filipino boy, Bernardo, and his British half-sister, Andi, finally reunited after years of immigration paperwork – only for Andi to find that Bernardo is eight feet tall, a giant! Shortlisted for the UKLA Children’s Book Award, the Blue Peter My Favourite Story Prize and the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize
Reviews http://www.tallstory.net/reviews/

ABOUT CANDY: Candy Quimpo Gourlay is a Filipino author based in London. She reported on the fall of the Marcos dictatorship in 1986 in Manila. She married a British journalist and ended up in England covering first world issues from a developing world perspective for the news agency Inter Press Service. In 2005, she returned to the Philippines to write and present the Radio 4 documentary, MOTHERLESS NATION, about the children left behind by migrant workers. Tall Story is her debut novel. Read Candy’s reflection on the Japanese earthquake http://candygourlay.blogspot.com/2011/03/grieving-with-japan-and-hoping.html

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9 Comments on “70: Paperback edition of TALL STORY, signed and drawn on by Candy Gourlay (1 of 2)”

  1. Jan Carr says:

    I’d like to open (I think) bidding at £10 please

  2. Laura says:

    I’ll raise this to £15

  3. [...] favourite, should I? But I do love this illustrated copy of Candy Gourlay’s novel Tall Story http://authorsforjapan.wordpress.com/2011/03/13/70-paperback-edition-of-tall-story-signed-and-drawn-… and the Susie Day mentorship packages is incredible [...]

  4. Teresa says:

    £20 please.

  5. Aimee says:

    What a fantastic idea – £25 x

  6. Lovely idea Candy. I bid 100 pounds.

  7. Anthony – wow, you are so generous.

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