Julian Is A Mermaid

Author: Jessica Love
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763690457
Size: 48.66 MB
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In an exuberant picture book, a glimpse of costumed mermaids leaves one boy flooded with wonder and ready to dazzle the world. While riding the subway home from the pool with his abuela one day, Julián notices three women spectacularly dressed up. Their hair billows in brilliant hues, their dresses end in fishtails, and their joy fills the train car. When Julián gets home, daydreaming of the magic he's seen, all he can think about is dressing up just like the ladies in his own fabulous mermaid costume: a butter-yellow curtain for his tail, the fronds of a potted fern for his headdress. But what will Abuela think about the mess he makes -- and even more importantly, what will she think about how Julián sees himself? Mesmerizing and full of heart, Jessica Love's author-illustrator debut is a jubilant picture of self-love and a radiant celebration of individuality.

Sukey And The Mermaid

Author: Robert D. San Souci
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481409905
Size: 35.17 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Storyteller say, This happened oncet upon a time, on a little island off the coast of South Carolina. A girl named Sukey lived with her ma and new step-pa. Sukey called her step-pa "Mister Hard-Times." Every day, while he watched, she hoed the weeds in the garden and every day, she sang: Mister Hard-Times, Since you come My ma don't like me, My work never done. But one morning, when her step-pa wasn't looking, Sukey ran away to her secret hiding place by the sea and unwittingly called up Mama Jo, a beautiful black mermaid. The adventures that followed changed her life forever. In this dream-woven story, artfully retold by Robert D. San Souci from an American folktale, a poor girl finds her wishes answered not by treasure, or the sea's magic, but by goodness and love.

Mermaids On Parade

Author: Melanie Hope Greenberg
Publisher: Putnam Adult
ISBN:
Size: 38.86 MB
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A young girl participates in Coney Island's Mermaid Parade to celebrate the opening of the ocean during the summer solstice.

The Secret Of The Mermaid S Treasure

Author: Julian Barritt
Publisher: Booktango
ISBN: 1468926551
Size: 43.49 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A holiday in Cornwall turns into an unexpected adventure when Jo, Sarah and Andrew Lawrence discover an old manuscript containing a strange riddle. The Lawrences join forces with newly-found Cornish friends to try and solve the riddle. But they soon realise that there are enemies about, and they must fight to outwit the opposition, as the treasure hunt hots up. Clues lead them through a chain of Cornish villages; standing stones; amazing coastlines and beaches. But the race is on to reach the treasure first...if they can only solve the riddle and outwit their enemies...

Teddy S Favorite Toy

Author: Christian Trimmer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481480790
Size: 22.26 MB
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"Teddy's favorite toy has the best manners, and the sickest fighting skills, and the ability to pull off a number of fierce looks. But when his toy goes missing, it turns out there's another woman around who's pretty fierce--it's Teddy's mom, and she will stop at nothing to reunite Teddy with his favorite toy"--

A Christmas For Bear

Author: Bonny Becker
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 1536201324
Size: 64.29 MB
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One frosty night, Bear hears a tap, tap, tapping on his front door. “Merry Christmas!” cries Mouse. Mouse is there for a Christmas party, and Bear has never had one before, but he’s certain that pickles (preferably from France) must be an essential component, along with the reading of a long and difficult poem. The problem is, whenever Bear comes back from the kitchen with more treats, Mouse has vanished — only to be found, small and gray and guilty-eyed, scurrying under the bed or rifling through the closet. Will there be even a tiny present involved? “Hogwash!” scolds Bear. Get ready for holiday anticipation and the best kind of surprises as the curmudgeonly Bear and a hopeful Mouse return in a warm, funny tale full of holiday cheer and true friendship.

Sea Faeries

Author: Jillian Sawyer
Publisher: Glass Books Pty Limited
ISBN: 9780958528252
Size: 74.85 MB
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Twenty-six designs for creating colorful and enchanting mermaids frolicking with their playmates are featured in this guide to stained glass. Swirl and Eddy the lovesick penguin, Serenity and Splash the friendly dolphin, Crystal and Snowflake the ice pup all cavort and play amongst the waves. Included are tips for construction and glass choice and a verse that further enhances the personality and magic of each of these bewitching and alluring fairies of the sea. These designs are perfect for lovers of nature or fantasy and can be used with other crafts such as quilting, appliqué, machine or hand embroidery, and silk or china painting.

Mermaid Moon

Author: Colleen Coble
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1401690297
Size: 34.40 MB
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Mallory’s mother died fifteen years ago. But her father’s last words on the phone were unmistakable: “Find . . . mother.” Shame and confusion have kept Mallory Davis from her home for the last fifteen years, but when her dad mysteriously dies on his mail boat route, she doesn’t have any choice but to go back to Mermaid Point. Mallory believes her father was murdered and childhood sweetheart Kevin O’Connor, game warden in Downeast Maine, confirms her suspicions. But Kevin is wary of helping Mallory in her search. She broke his heart and left—without a word—years ago. When Mallory begins receiving threats on her own life—and her beloved teenage daughter, Haylie—their search intensifies. There’s a tangled web within the supposed murder, and it involves much more than what meets the eye. As answers begin to fall into place, Mallory realizes her search is about more than finding her father’s killer—it is also about finding herself again . . . and possibly about healing what was broken so long ago with Kevin. She just has to stay alive long enough to put all the pieces together.

Ice Boy

Author: David Ezra Stein
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763682039
Size: 64.89 MB
Format: PDF
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Tired of helping others cool their drinks, Ice Boy proceeds to sneak out of the freezer and heads to the beach, where his edges begin to blur.