Mermaid

A pearl of a picture book. Cerrie weaves a beautiful story of friendship, magic and a mermaid girl with the power of the sea in her eyes. On land, Sylvia can’t 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 in the waves like her. Where others see Sylvia’s wheelchair, Luka sees the light of her smile and the sea shining out of her eyes. When Sylvia teaches Luka to swim, it’s the start of a magical friendship…

  • Written by CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell
  • Cerrie’s first book Snowflakes was a huge hit
  • A charming story of friendship and difference

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    Cerrie Burnell

    Cerrie Burnell is a much-loved presenter on Cbeebies, and now she’s an author too! Check out her picture books Snowflakes and Mermaid, and Harper and the Scarlet Umbrella, her first novel for young readers. All Cerrie’s titles are illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson.

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