Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Display: Mermaids

The Mermaid and the Shoe
By K.G. Campbell

Each of King Neptune's 50 mermaid daughters boasts a special talent, except for little Minnow, who seems to be good only at asking questions. When she finds a strange object, Minnow follows her questions to a wondrous place and finds answers, including the answer to the most important question of all: who am I?

Mermaid School
By JoAnne Wetzel
Illustrated by Julianna Swaney

Molly enjoys her first day at Mermaid School, where she makes new friends, learns new things, and hears a story about children with no tails.

The Mermaid
By Jan Brett

Set in the ocean off Japan, this retelling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears stars Kiniro, a mermaid, who finds a baby octopus's breakfast, chair, and bed just right.

The Secret History of Mermaids and Creatures of the Deep, or, The Liber Aquaticum
By Ari Berk

Describes the history of mermaids and other sea creatures in folklore and mythology, discussing their anatomy, magic, language, and encounters with humans.

Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet
By Jane O'Connor

Nancy makes the best of not dancing the lead in her ballet school's Deep Sea Dances show, but becomes jealous when her best friend gets a better role than hers.

Aqualicious
By Victoria Kann

At the beach, Pinkalicious and her brother help a tiny mermaid, a merminnie, to go back home.

Is It a Mermaid?
By Candy Gourlay
Illustrated by Francesca Chessa

Set in the Philippines, this picture book is about a very magical dugong who thinks she's a mermaid.

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