Saturday, 6 June 2015

Mermaid Mania!

The unicorn is delighted to invite you to Mermaid Mania, a feast of books about mermaids over at Serendipity Reviews all this week!

There, you'll meet a host of wonderful authors introducing their special brand of mermaids, and also find Katherine talking about the 'merlee' (that's mermaids to you) in her Echorium trilogy. I suppose she can't always be talking about unicorns, so I'll forgive her just this once.

Human or Fish? - Katherine lets us into the secret of how mermaids breed, and wonders if it's ever right to hunt them and eat their unborn children. (No, the unicorn's answer is NO! Mermaids are NOT fish... but humans have been known to hunt unicorns, so you might have a different view? Click the link to swim on over and vote.)

Favourite Mermaid Films/TV - Vivienne of Serendipity Reviews lists some of her favourite mermaids from the silver screen. What are yours?

Why Mermaids? - Laura Dockrill says she doesn't have a sparkly tail, but she knows what it feels like to be an outsider. Check out her new book Lorali.

How Emily Windsnap came to be - Liz Kessler tells how she came to write her best-selling series of books about a girl who turns into a mermaid whenever her legs get wet. (Swimming lessons could work out rather embarrassing...)

Cerulean Blue - illustrator Thea Baker introduces some beautiful mermaid illustrations in shades of blue.

A mermaid in a wheelchair - CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell talks about her mermaid picture book, reviewed here and illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson.

Enjoy this gossip of mermaids with KM Lockwood.

And if your fins have been well and truly tickled, click here to find more great mermaid fiction in this round up of mermaid books from Goodreads.

Special Offer!
To celebrate Mermaid Mania week, you can download the Kindle edition of Song Quest for only 99p (or 99c if you live on the other side of the mermaid-infested ocean) until 14th June, when it returns to its normal price.

Song Quest - Kindle UK
Song Quest - Kindle US 

(If you prefer print, and have a bit more cash to spend, the last few gilded paperbacks are still available from Catnip Books.)


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