There's a Mermaid in My Bathtub

There's a Mermaid in My Bathtub

by Angie Smith Melson


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My daughter Angie Smith Melson was a very creative person, an artist. She had a son, Sam and a daughter Mei, from China. My other granddaughter, Jessi was eight years old.

One morning in 2007 Angie called me and said, "I wrote a little story for Jessi. I'll send it you."
And There's A Mermaid In My Bathtub was born. We as a family enjoyed it immensely and forgot about it.

In 2014 Angie died of a brain aneurism. I decided to try to make the story into a book that her family and friends could enjoy. I landed at Authorhouse. I found an illustrator in my family. Paul Yakes agreed to do my illustrations. I provided pictures of Jessi and Mei for inspiration. I hope the book can be enjoyed by many eight year old girls, but for me just the fact that Angie's work will be immortalized will be awesome.

Judy Smith

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781546265719
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 10/25/2018
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.07(d)

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