Mermaid, Paperback

Mermaid Paperback

Illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson



Once there was a boy called Luka, who lived in a town beside a deep silvery sea.

Luka longed to splash in the surf and dive beneath silver-bright waves, but he couldn't swim.

One day, Luka sees a girl gliding through the waves, dipping and soaring like a fish.

Luka has never seen anyone swim so well. Sylvia teaches Luka how to swim, and that night, Luka dreams that Sylvia is a mermaid and they have a beautiful underwater adventure visiting the mermaid palace. And when Luka starts school, Sylvia is there! The other children crowd around her to ask why she's in a wheelchair, and Luka tells everyone that it's because Sylvia is a mermaid.

Luka knows that to him she will always be a mermaid and they will have a thousand more adventures together.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Picture storybooks
  • ISBN: 9781407145938



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