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Read Julián is a Mermaid

Discover the story of Julian in a beautifully illustrated picture book about self-fulfilment, love and acceptance.

This lavishly illustrated book tells the tale of Julian, a little boy who get captured by three spectacularly dressed up women on the subway.

Jessica Love’s debut picture book defies nonconforming ideas of gender identity and beauty and encourages self-expression and acceptance.

The book was winner of a 2019 Stonewall Book Awardand nominated for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize.

Recommended for
2-5 years
Reading time
5 minutes
Curriculum area
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