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In a nutshell: sparkling, funny underwater adventures
Mermaids Beattie, Zelda and Mimi are absolutely fabulous! Their second adventure streams by, full of underwater hi-jinks all driven by friendship and fun. The little mermaids are in the Crocodile Kingdom (it’s in the middle of the Indian Ocean) where nothing is quite as it seems. Meanwhile, on land Paris, self-described Gadget Queen, has discovered a plot to destroy the mermaid world. With gorgeous illustrations by Jason Cockroft too, this is stylish, irresistible reading for anyone who’s ever imagined themselves with a tail. If you’ve got young readers in the house, send yourself a crabagram reminder to get a copy.
Required reading for fans of Sibeal Pounder’s Witch Wars series or The Little Mermaid.
Mermaids Beattie, Mimi and Zelda, along with Steve the talking seahorse, are trapped aboard the spooky ship the Merry Mary, heading for the legendary (and super-stylish) Crocodile Kingdom. On land, Paris Silkensocks, ice-cream seller and GADGET QUEEN, has uncovered a plot to destroy the mermaid world.
Can Paris find the mermaids in time? Can Beattie avert a Crocodile Kingdom crabtastrophe? Can seahorses get seasick? All this and more will be revealed!
Featuring magical mysteries, fabulous fashion and a snappier than average transport system, the second Bad Mermaids adventure brings a whole new twist to the underwater world of mermaids. If you enjoyed Witch Wars, The Little Mermaid or Mabel Jones, you'll love this!
In addition to the review by one of the Lovereading4kids editorial experts some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel members were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can read their full reviews by clicking here.
Twenty thousand laughs under the sea. Dive into a fin-tastic, madcap adventure that's funnier than being tickled by a giant octopus. Bad Mermaids - swimming with snarks Award-winning author David Solomons
From the author of the brilliantly funny Witch Wars comes a brand new series set in an underwater shell-studded metropolis. Get ready for some feisty mermaids, evil piranhas and magical mystery mayhem -- Fiona Noble Bpokseller
Funny, fishy and FANTASTIC (and that says a lot coming from someone with a mermaid fear) Bestselling author Pamela Butchart
You'll laugh your tail off - another winner from our favourite author Bestselling author Rob Biddulph
Bad Mermaids is tons of fun: stylish, packed with laughs and boasting a fab talking seahorse. The Little Mermaid meets Gossip Girl Abi Elphinstone
Sibeal has done it again. Bad Mermaids is a fishy romp through a hilarious new world, rich in the kind of gorgeous detail that young readers love. Crabagram just in - Bad Mermaids is hilarious! Marianne Levy
|Publication date:||14th June 2018|
|Illustrator:||A World Book Day Illustrator 2019|
|Publisher:||Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Fantasy / Magical|
|Recommendations:||eBooks, Reviewed by Children|
A World Book Day Author 2019 Sibéal Pounder previously worked for the Financial Times, where she researched the How To Spend It section and wrote the For Goodness’ Sake column – interviewing everyone from Veronica Etro to Vivienne Westwood. As well as Bad Mermaids, she writes about fabulous witches and feisty fairies in Witch Wars, her first and much loved series for Bloomsbury. Witch Wars has sold over 50,000 copies and was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award. author photo © Richard GrassieMore About Sibéal Pounder