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Mermaid Lullaby

by Briana Corr Scott
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: mermaids, bedtime & dreams

A gentle board book for bedtime featuring mer-moms and mer-babies, from the creator of The Book of Selkie and Wildflower.
Now the sun is dipping low
It's time to go to bed.
Swaddled tight in seaweed wraps
They rest their sleepy heads...
A soothing board book lullaby about mer-moms and their mer-babies at bedtime, from the creator of The Book of …


Meranda and the Legend of the Lake

by Meagan Mahoney
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 12
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, mermaids, multigenerational, special needs

Anne of Green Gables meets Song for a Whale with a touch of Nancy Drew in this debut middle-grade mystery

"Mahoney’s debut novel combines the fantastical and contemporary to create an accessible story for young readers ... An intriguing mystery set in the mythical backdrop of a coastal Canadian town, starring an unstoppable girl driven by curiosi …


Finders Keepers

by Melanie McFarlane
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: mermaids, new experience, monsters

Twelve-year-old Macy is an amateur treasure hunter who finds lost things along the southern Saskatchewan shores of Buffalo Pound Lake. When her mom announces she’s leaving her park ranger job at the lake to be a police officer in the city, Macy decides she needs to find a treasure big enough to put Buffalo Pound on the map so her family can stay …


Beautiful Boy

by Marie Gaudet, illustrated by Kaveenfra Ariyarathna
edition: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: mermaids, alien contact

Book 1 of the Beautiful Boy series, is an ode to a new baby. Not just any baby, but a baby alien with pointy ears and green hair, living on a colorful and zany planet and living in a treehouse swinging over a chasm with his princess mom and warrior dad. Grandma, a changeling mermaid, has agreed to leave the underground pond in her cave castle and c …



illustrated by Geraldo Valério
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: mermaids, friendship, imagination & play

In Geraldo Valério’s newest vibrant and beautiful wordless picture book, a trip to the beach turns into a magical journey under the sea—exploring themes of friendship and the power of imagination.

When a girl and a frog go to the beach to fish, they are frustrated to find that the fish aren’t biting. Instead, they stare into the water and ma …


Captain Monty Takes the Plunge

by Jennifer Mook-Sang, illustrated by Liz Starin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: mermaids, pirates, boys & men

Monty the Malodorous is a daring pirate. He is brave. He is bold. He is feared by all who sail the six or seven seas. But Monty has a secret: he can't swim. He never goes into the ocean --- and he never takes a bath. “Real pirates don't bathe. Yar-har-har!” he says. But things change when he meets a mermaid named Meg. “Monty's heart went ka-t …

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