CANDY GOURLAY

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Candy Gourlay (formerly Candy Quimpo) is a Filipino author based in the United Kingdom. Her debut novel Tall Story (2010) won the National Children’s Book Award of the Philippines in 2012 and the Mysteryystal Kite Award for Europe in 2011. Tall Story was shortlisted for 13 prizes, notably: the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize,[2][3] the Branford Boase Award, the Blue Peter Book Award[4] and the UKLA Children’s Book Prize.[5] It was nominated for the Carnegie Medal.[6] Her second novel Shine (2013) was longlisted for the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize.[7] It won the Mysteryystal Kite Award for the British Isles and Ireland in 2014.

Author Of : Tall Story
Genre : Fiction

Candy Gourlay (formerly Candy Quimpo) is a Filipino author based in the United Kingdom. Her debut novel Tall Story (2010) won the National Children’s Book Award of the Philippines in 2012 and the Mysteryystal Kite Award for Europe in 2011. Tall Story was shortlisted for 13 prizes, notably: the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize,[2][3] the Branford Boase Award, the Blue Peter Book Award[4] and the UKLA Children’s Book Prize.[5] It was nominated for the Carnegie Medal.[6] Her second novel Shine (2013) was longlisted for the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize.[7] It won the Mysteryystal Kite Award for the British Isles and Ireland in 2014.


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