Mermaid Mysteries: Rosa and the Water Pony (Book 1)by Katy Kit, Tom Knight
A group of mermaid friends try to figure out who is trying to sabotage their magical water pony entrance into a carnival.See more details below
A group of mermaid friends try to figure out who is trying to sabotage their magical water pony entrance into a carnival.
A new chapter-book series introduces a set of mermaid friends.
Rosa, a young mermaid, lives in Mermaid Bay with her three best friends. The annual Midsummer Carnival is coming up and the girls can't wait to enter. The best performance wins a gleaming pearl necklace! With the help of a sparkling water pony (a magically transformed seahorse, of course), fluttering golden ribbons and a routine filled with dazzling finflips and tailspins, the girls are certain their team will win. But mean twin sisters Muriel and Myrtle make fun of their routine. And when Rosa's cousin Coral visits unexpectedly, her triple sideflip and graceful pirouettes blow Rosa's best moves out of the water. To make matters worse, their water pony is stolen on the day of the show! How will they ever win the necklace now? Familiar themes of friendships, jealousy and bullying abound in this undersea world—with a generous sprinkling of sea jewels and stardust on every page. The pony is named Sparkle, natch.
An alternative for those fairy-loving transitioning readers who are looking for a new magical adventure.(Fantasy. 6-8)
Meet the Author
Katy Kit studied English at the University of London and went on to become a children's book editor. She moved to Bath, England, in 1996, where she now lives with her husband, David, and their two young children.
After a degree and 10 years working in Graphic Design, Tom Knight eventually realised that true happiness lies in drawing pictures in a shed at the bottom of the garden for a living. Brought up on a healthy diet of Tintin, The Beano and good country air, Tom finds his inspiration all over the place, constantly getting under his feet and making a mess. Tom lives on Mersea island with his splendid wife Tabby and their 2 boys, Archie and Seth.
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