Miri finds out that not only are mermaids real, she's a mermaid. Wait -- do mermaids wear clothes?
Miri's parents didn't mean to keep it a secret. It's just that when she started talking, she was as chittery as a dolphin. So they put off telling her. Oh, she knows she was adopted, likes her food extra salty, and can hold her breath an unbelievably long time. But she never would have dreamed it meant she was a mermaid. Besides, she doesn't have one of those slimy fish tails. She isn't a very good swimmer and doesn't even like to swim in the deep end of the pool, much less in the ocean. Now she's supposed to live at the bottom of it?
Then again, maybe it won't be all bad. There is the princess part, with the jewels and tiaras. And mermaids are pretty. They get to sit around all day brushing their hair and singing and ---
Wait! Do mermaids wear clothes?
Miri Attwater and the Ocean's Secret is a middle grade, fun light-hearted girl adventure, approximately middle-grade formatted 175 printed pages long, for readers ages 7 and up.
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Published January 3, 2014
by Phyta Publishing - Phyta Books for Young Readers.
Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure.