Liz Kessler is the author of two previous books about Emily Windsnap. She lives in England.
This quick read is light and charming but also heartfelt.
Should be an easy sell to girls looking for a friendship story
with more than a touch of make believe.
Kessler combines the whimsy of life as a mermaid with the
problems of an average middle-schooler...Plenty of dialogue and
Ledwidge's soft, dreamlike line drawings add textual and visual
interest, making for a zippy story in an attractive package.
--School Library Journal
What will most delight readers are the details of undersea life,
from course work in hair brushing to 'scale polish' for decorating
Liz Kessler and book mention in article "CBC Plans Online
Venture with Girl Scouts"
--PW Children's Bookshelf
I'm a fan of Emily Windsnap. She's smart, she's spunky, she can
be brave, but mostly she's just an ordinary teenaged girl that just
happens to have a tail.
A complex story with deepening questions about love and its
meanings, anger and its consequences, redemption and hope for the
future...couched in a lushly detailed story about underwater life
that should capture the attention and hearts of girls who love
adventurous, romantic tales encased in charming fantasy