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Posted by Lara, April 27, 2023

Read an exclusive extract from Mermaid Academy: Isla and Bubble by Linda Chapman, Julie Sykes & Lucy Truman

This May we’re absolutely thrilled to be publishing Mermaid Academy: Isla and Bubble – a mermazing action-packed underwater adventures for young readers written by Linda Chapman and Julie Sykes , and with black and white illustrations throughout by Lucy Truman.

And today we’re very pleased to be sharing the first few chapters of the book – you can read an extract below!

Hidden deep beneath the waves is Mermaid Academy, a magical school where mermaids are paired with their very own dolphin and must discover their unique mermaid magic, with plenty of adventure along the way!

Impulsive Isla isn’t afraid of breaking a few rules to win the school treasure hunt and her dolphin, Bubble, is always up for a dare. But the seas surrounding the academy are swirling with magic, and soon Isla and Bubble find themselves in very deep water…

Take a look inside:

Mermaid Academy: Isla and Bubble will be published on May 4th – you can order a copy from Waterstones here, Bookshop.org here, or from Amazon here. Do let us know on socials what you thought of the first few chapters when you’ve finished reading!

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