The Mermaid Jan Brett

The Mermaid

Author: Jan Brett
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Book Title
The Mermaid
Author
Jan Brett
ISBN
9780399170720
A striking under-the-sea version of Goldilocks with bonus storytelling in the borders, as only Jan Brett could create. When Kiniro, a young mermaid, comes upon a gorgeous house made of seashells and coral, she is so curious that she goes inside. She's thrilled to find a just-right breakfast, pretty little chair, and, best of all, a comfy bed that rocks in the current. But when the Octopus family returns home, they are not happy to find that someone has been eating their food and breaking their things. Baby has the biggest shock when she finds the mermaid asleep in her bed Luckily, shock turns to happiness when Kiniro gives her a thoughtful gift before escaping from the twenty-four arms coming her way. Vibrant, intricate scenes of an underwater paradise transport this classic fairy tale to a magical setting inspired by the seas off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. Along with fun details that enrich the storytelling in Jan Brett's trademark borders, this visual treat will enchant readers of all ages.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Jan BrettPublisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young ReadersPublished: 08/22/2017ISBN: 9780399170720Pages: 32Weight: 1.20lbsSize: 11.10h x 10.20w x 0.50dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 06/19/2017Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2017School Library Journal 08/01/2017Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2018 - Recommended, SatisfactoryAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 191506 / MermaidReading Level: 3.4 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
A striking under-the-sea version of Goldilocks with bonus storytelling in the borders, as only Jan Brett could create.

When Kiniro, a young mermaid, comes upon a gorgeous house made of seashells and coral, she is so curious that she goes inside. She's thrilled to find a just-right breakfast, pretty little chair, and, best of all, a comfy bed that rocks in the current.

But when the Octopus family returns home, they are not happy to find that someone has been eating their food and breaking their things. Baby has the biggest shock when she finds the mermaid asleep in her bed Luckily, shock turns to happiness when Kiniro gives her a thoughtful gift before escaping from the twenty-four arms coming her way.

Vibrant, intricate scenes of an underwater paradise transport this classic fairy tale to a magical setting inspired by the seas off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. Along with fun details that enrich the storytelling in Jan Brett's trademark borders, this visual treat will enchant readers of all ages.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Jan Brett
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Published: 08/22/2017
ISBN: 9780399170720
Pages: 32
Weight: 1.20lbs
Size: 11.10h x 10.20w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 06/19/2017
Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2017
School Library Journal 08/01/2017
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2018 - Recommended, Satisfactory

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 191506 / Mermaid
Reading Level: 3.4 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
A striking under-the-sea version of Goldilocks with bonus storytelling in the borders, as only Jan Brett could create.

When Kiniro, a young mermaid, comes upon a gorgeous house made of seashells and coral, she is so curious that she goes inside. She's thrilled to find a just-right breakfast, pretty little chair, and, best of all, a comfy bed that rocks in the current.

But when the Octopus family returns home, they are not happy to find that someone has been eating their food and breaking their things. Baby has the biggest shock when she finds the mermaid asleep in her bed Luckily, shock turns to happiness when Kiniro gives her a thoughtful gift before escaping from the twenty-four arms coming her way.

Vibrant, intricate scenes of an underwater paradise transport this classic fairy tale to a magical setting inspired by the seas off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. Along with fun details that enrich the storytelling in Jan Brett's trademark borders, this visual treat will enchant readers of all ages.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Jan Brett
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Published: 08/22/2017
ISBN: 9780399170720
Pages: 32
Weight: 1.20lbs
Size: 11.10h x 10.20w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 06/19/2017
Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2017
School Library Journal 08/01/2017
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2018 - Recommended, Satisfactory

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 191506 / Mermaid
Reading Level: 3.4 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5