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Discover the mysterious selkies of the Scottish seas and the haunting Philippine tale of the curse of Sirena. Meet the merman from China whose tears turn to pearls and Hans Christian Anderson's brave little mermaid, pursuing her dream. These nine stories, beautifully illustrated and full of wonder, will whisk you from the bottom of the Arabian sea to rivers, deep in the Trinidadian rainforest.
Zanna writes fiction and non-fiction for Usborne. Her favourite things to write about are small monsters and talking animals. She used to live in London but now lives in a cottage on the edge of some woods. She is only sorry there are no bears or witches in them.
Fiona Patchett grew up in Yorkshire and studied history at university. She has lived in Italy and San Francsico, but now lives in London. She has written many children's books, on subjects as diverse as stargazing, history and baking. She loves cooking and spends hours testing recipes for fairy cakes.
Rachel spent 11 years studying and teaching philosophy at the universities of London and Oxford before joining Usborne. Since then she has written books on subjects ranging from knights, to food, to philosophy, as well as retelling folk stories, and writing children's versions of numerous novels.
Lan joined Usborne after working as a bookseller. She absolutely loves learning about anything and everything. She has lived in China, attempted to create the perfect aquarium biotope, studied Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic at Cambridge University, and can hit an archery target from 100 feet away. Lan has always loved collecting knowledge and as many weird facts as possible, so working for Usborne really is a dream job!
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