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The Secret History of Mermaids

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 405 Ratings and 76 Reviews

Book Description
From the loremaster who brought us THE SECRET HISTORY OF GIANTS comes an intriguing new chronicle revealing the mysterious ways of merfolk.

Since ancient times, seafarers and coast-dwellers the world over have reported encounters with merpeople. Variously known as Finfolk, Dinny Mara, Nereids, Blue Men, and Merrymaids, merfolk have been the source of both gifts and disasters for humanki... More
Book Information
PublisherCandlewick Press
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages48
ISBN-10076364515X
ISBN-13978-0763645151
Publication Date09/08/2009
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About Professor Ari Berk (Author) : *** Please visit on the web at: www.ariberk.com *** Ari Berk is an award-winning writer, folklorist, poet, visual artist, and scholar of literature, iconography, and comparative myth. Deeply ded... more
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About Douglas Carrel (Illustrator) : I'm an illustrator/writer, based in Scotland, producing work that's pretty much always fantasy-related. There's generally an element of humour in anything I do, too. Can't help it, I'm just such a fun... more
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About Gary Chalk (Illustrator) : Gary Chalk is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Gary Chalk include Boy Who Cried Wolf!, The, Warriors Super Edition: Fir... more
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About Matt Dangler (Illustrator) : Matt Dangler is a published illustrator. A published credit of Matt Dangler is Mermaids (The Secret Histories).
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About Various (Illustrator) : Various is a catch-all name often used in collections of short stories by multiple authors.
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About Virginia Lee (Illustrator) : Virginia Lee is a published illustrator of children's books. A published credit of Virginia Lee is The Frog Bride.
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About Wayne Anderson (Illustrator) : Wayne Anderson is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Wayne Anderson include Dragons: Truth, Myth and Legend, The Squirrel... more
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9/13/2009 Ari Berk (www.ariberk.com) said: Volume Two in the award-winning Secret Histories series. Volume one, The Secret History of Giants, has won both a prestigious NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English) 2009 Notable Award, and a Parent's Choice 2008 Recommended Award. Volume has been translated into seven languages.
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