We are thrilled to reveal the beautiful underwater cover of The Miniature Mermaid of Zennor by Emily Harper!
Young protagonist Isla is navigating her way through big changes in her life. After her father goes missing, Isla is uprooted from her life in London and moves back to her family’s home in Zennor, Cornwall, where she uncovers a secret that has been handed down through generations, and discovers a world of mystery and magic hidden in a cave on the beach…
Published on 27th February 2024, The Miniature Mermaid of Zennor offers young readers the opportunity to dive into a magical world based on an old Cornish folktale.
There are no other mermaid tales quite like this one. The author intricately weaves themes of family values, the importance of curiosity and imagination, cultural representation, and environmental protection, all whilst sparking young readers’ interest in the legacy of our British shores.
With Emily Harper’s first novel showing all the hallmarks of a flourishing writing career in prospect, her intention to expand The Miniature Mermaid of Zennor into a fully-fledged adventure series will be an eagerly awaited addition to the middle-grade fantasy genre.