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Overview

“Breathtaking.” —School Library Connection

“Enchanting art.” —Publishers Weekly

Journey meets Pearl in this transcendent picture book about a mermaid finding her forever home, created by the author of Strictly No Elephants, Lisa Mantchev, and The Bear and the Piano author-illustrator David Litchfield.

When a boy is out swimming and looking for fish, he meets a mermaid instead. She is all alone. He welcomes her to his home and his circus family. Though she misses the ocean, she feels she has found a new family and home. With lyrical text and luminous artwork, Remarkables is a story of friendship and finding home. What a remarkable place the world is.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781481497176
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Publication date: 09/10/2019
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 1,019,103
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: AD480L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Lisa Mantchev is the author of many picture books, including the internationally acclaimed Strictly No Elephants, illustrated by Taeeun Yoo; Remarkables, illustrated by David Litchfield; and Someday, Narwhal, illustrated by Hyewon Yum. Lisa lives on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State. Learn more at LisaMantchev.com.

David Litchfield is the author-illustrator of The Bear and the Piano, which won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize in the illustration category and has sold in twenty-four countries. He is also the author-illustrator of Grandad’s Secret Giant and the illustrator of many books for young readers. He lives in England with his family. Visit his website at DavidLitchfieldIllustration.com.

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