Tall Story by Candy Gourlay: 'convincing, witty and poignant' the bookseller pick of june 2010; 'one of the best in 2010' bookwitch
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Winner, Crystal Kite Prize for Europe 2011
SPACESHORTLISTED Branford Boase Award 2011
Blue Peter medal: Blue Peter favourite story shortlisted
Shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 2011
Tall Story's been nominated for the Carnegie medal!

Winner of the National Children's Book Prize in the Philippines 2012

Andi hasn't seen her brother for eight years and when he steps off the plane from the Philippines, she cannot believe her eyes. He's tall. EIGHT FOOT TALL.


But Bernardo is not what he seems. Bernardo is a hero, Bernardo works miracles, and Bernardo has an amazing story to tell.

So many armpits, so little deodorant.




Tall Story is available in most Philippine bookstores. There is an imported edition and a Philippine edition. Filipino readers can also contact the publisher below - there are discounts for bulk orders: 


Cacho Publishing House
Union cor. Pines
1501 Mandaluyong
Fone: 631.8361
Fax: 631.5244