The Tail of Emily Windsnap (Paperback)
Candlewick, 9780763660208, 224pp.
Publication Date: April 10, 2012
Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (4/26/2004)
Compact Disc (9/8/2009)
Audio Cassette (4/27/2004)
With a sure sense of suspense and richly imaginative details, Liz Kessler lures us into a glorious undersea world where mermaids study shipwrecks at school and Neptune rules with an iron trident — an enchanting fantasy about family secrets, loyal friendship, and the convention-defying power of love.
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Praise For The Tail of Emily Windsnap…
—School Library Journal
Light, imagination-tickling fare ideal for middle-grade girls, with charming ink-wash illustrations scattered throughout.
Middle school girls . . . will enjoy the tale.
There is no denying the siren-like allure of mermaid stories. . . . Gibb's spot art has a fluid delicacy that adds much to the watery ambience.
—Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Liz Kessler makes a splash with this tightly written, highly imaginative debut.
—The Wall Street Journal
Liz Kessler creates an engaging heroine, full of funny asides and derring-do, and a sparkling, fast-paced story with more plot twists than a mermaid's flipping tale.