“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.
About the Author
Lisa Mantchev is the author of many picture books, including Strictly No Elephants, which garnered awards and rave reviews and is published in fourteen countries. The New York Times called it “a sunny, smart, tongue-in-cheek tale.” Her latest, Jinx and the Doom Fight Crime!, received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews: “Jinx and the Doom Fight Crime! will captivate readers with their irresistible fun.” Lisa lives on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state with her family. Visit her website 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.