by Cerrie Burnell, illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson - £6.99 Scholastic (2015)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781407145938 | ISBN 10: 1407145932
Cerrie weaves a beautiful story of friendship, magic and a mermaid girl with the power of the sea in her eyes.
On land, Sylvia canít walk. But in the sea she swims like magic. Luka knows she must be a mermaid. He longs to splash in the silvery surf and dive under the waves like her. Where others see Sylviaís wheelchair, Luka sees the light of her smile and the sea shining out of her eyes. And when Sylvia teaches Luka to swim, itís the start of a magical friendship...
Sea salt, mermaid kingdoms: a pearl of a picture book.
(Price & availability last checked: April 2015)
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