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The Only Mermaid

Making Room For Someone New

Illustrated by Amberin Huq
Published by Sky Pony
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Yara loves being the only mermaid in the lagoon where she plays with her friends all day. That is, until another mermaid arrives—and she wants to play, too. Can Yara adjust to no longer being the only mermaid?

Dive into a world full of colorful sea creatures and experience joyful mermaid games in this important story about the value of kindness and friendship!
Yara’s lagoon is full of beautiful sights, from her cozy cave to the shining moon. If you look closely, you’re sure to spot seahorses, jellies, dolphins, a turtle, an octopus, and even a whale among Yara’s friends. It’s no wonder the new mermaid, Devya, wants to stay and play! Yara struggles with all the changes brought on by the new arrival and misses the days when she was the only mermaid, but she may soon learn that there’s more to Devya than she first thought.
By creating an enchanting mermaid world, Lisa Ann Scott’s dynamic text helps young readers understand feelings of jealousy and loneliness while teaching them to be kind, communicative, and generous with new friends.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Sky Pony (July 20, 2021)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781510758414
  • Grades: P - 1
  • Ages: 3 - 6

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