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Charles Causley



Charles Causley was born in Cornwall and apart from six years in the Royal Navy in the second world war lived there all his life. He was one of Britain's foremost poets and wrote for both adults and children. He was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 1967 and appointed CBE in 1986. He received (with Michael Foreman) the Signal Award for 'Early in the Morning'. In 1987 he won the Kurt Maschler Award for 'Jack the Treacle Eater' and in 1990 the Ingersoll/T.S. Eliot Award of America. Sadly, Charles died in 2003.
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Orchard Books

The Mermaid of Zennor

Charles Causley, Michael Foreman
Contributors:
Charles Causley, Michael Foreman

A magical mermaid picture book.On the rugged Cornish coast, where the land meets the sea, lies the village of Zennor. Here, there are stories and whispers of a villager capturing the heart of a mysterious and beautiful stranger - a stranger from the sea - a mermaid! From a landscape rich with myth and magic comes this classic folk tale, illustrated by award-winning artist Michael Foreman.'A simple, magical story which enters your heart and stays there.'Books For Keeps