Mermaid lovers of all ages will delight in this stunning picture book, which dives deep to share the "truths" about these enchanting underwater creatures.
Dive into the world of mermaids and discover everything there is to know about the ocean's most mysterious creatures. There is plenty to learn, from where they are found and how they sleep to what they eat and how they raise their young.
Overflowing with fascinating facts and spellbinding artwork, All About Mermaids is the ultimate book for young mermaid enthusiasts. Don't believe the rumors about mermaids being myths--we've got all the facts right here!
Gr 1–3—A delightful read, this book breezily asserts "facts" about those legendary creatures, the mermaids. The text is perfectly deadpan, with information about mermaids always in gold-lined boxes. The illustrations are beautiful and show how mermaids are different, and how they are the same. Readers learn how they live, what they eat, and how to make friends with one. As a collection of folklore, this book is riveting, with other sea animals making cameos, aided by labels and captions. The illustrations of sea life and mermaids are breathtaking. Quinn does a great job capturing the readers' imaginations and never wavering in mission. It will be up to those sharing the book whether to break the spell or not. VERDICT A book to reassure mermaid lovers and enlighten them further.—Elizabeth Willoughby, John P. Faber Sch., Dunellen, NJ