Looking for a fun Summer read, perfect for a young mystery loving mermaid-wanna-be? Well, Bad Mermaids Make Waves is the perfect book. Set in the deep, deep ocean, three young mermaids–Beattie, Mimi, and Zelda–are called back early from their on-shore excursion to solve the mystery of the missing mermaids. They come back to find their parents among the missing and their home town overrun with bad mermaids and piranhas. With all the other mermaids under some kind of tracking device, the three mermaids and their sidekick talking seahorse, Steve, set off to solve the mystery of who is not only behind the kidnappings, but the control of all the other mermaids as well.
Bad Mermaids Make Waves by Sibeal Pounder is a swimmingly good mystery full of creativity and imaginative settings and details, sure to put any young reader in the mood for a beach excursion. And just when you think you have it figured out, there are some twists and turns in the plot sure to keep one guessing.
This book was sent to Compass Book Ratings for review by Bloomsbury Children’s Books
Violence/Gore: Mermaid tied up with sea weed and carried away; mermaid tied up and gagged; mermaid eaten by a shark; several mermaids were locked up for and extended period of time.
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