The Melancholic Mermaid

by Kallie George

The Melancholic Mermaid

  • ISBN-13: 9781897476536
  • Author(s): Kallie George
  • Illustrated by: Abigail Halpin
  • Subject: Picture books|picture books
  • Publisher: Simply Read Books
  • Imprint: Simply Read Books
  • Publication Date: 26-05-2011
  • Format: h/b

Availability: Out of stock

£12.99
Maude always liked her two tails, until the other merchildren began teasing her for being different. Ridiculed and lonely, she doesn't think her life could get any worse - until, one day, she is captured by a fisherman. On land, Tony faces difficulties of his own. Born with webbed fingers, he too is treated as an outcast. Hoping to find acceptance, he joins a circus; but the ringmistress is cruel and life becomes even more unbearable. Then, one day, the circus purchases a two-tailed mermaid caught straight from the sea...
About the book

Maude always liked her two tails, until the other merchildren began teasing her for being different. Ridiculed and lonely, she doesn't think her life could get any worse - until, one day, she is captured by a fisherman. On land, Tony faces difficulties of his own. Born with webbed fingers, he too is treated as an outcast. Hoping to find acceptance, he joins a circus; but the ringmistress is cruel and life becomes even more unbearable. Then, one day, the circus purchases a two-tailed mermaid caught straight from the sea...

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