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Issue 284 Book Club

June 11, 2017


Bad Mermaids

by Sibéal Pounder

Illustrated by Jason Cockcroft

Bloomsbury Publishing

3d cover BAD MERMAIDS Book

Mermaids Beattie, Mimi and Zelda are enjoying a summer on land with legs when they receive a strange crabagram ordering them to return home at once. Some seriously bad mermaids are on the loose and the girls are the only ones who can stop them. If they’re going to save the day, they’ll need answers. And a clam car. Definitely piranhaprint nail polish. Possibly not the talking seahorse. Can they do it?
Filled with magical mysteries, fabulous fashion, and a serious piranha problem, Bad Mermaids brings a whole new twist to the underwater world of mermaids. If you enjoyed The Little Mermaid, you’ll love this too!

Sibéal Pounder Head Shot credit Richard Grassie low res

Sibéal Pounder previously worked for the Financial Times – 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, which was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Award.