Author(s): Sue Mongredien Illustrated by Maria Pearson
Readers will be enchanted by this magical mermaid series, full of gorgeous undersea detail and captivating characters. When Molly Holmes moves to Horseshoe Bay, her grandmother gives her an enchanted shell necklace. The power of the necklace transports Molly to the Undersea Kingdom, where she discovers that she is a Secret Mermaid and meets lots of new mermaid friends. But the evil Dark Queen Carlotta seeks to steal control from the good Merqueen Luna, by seizing the magic pieces of conch shell that help protect the Undersea Kingdom. Can Molly's piece of the enchanted shell keep her safe from the Dark Queen's army of bewitched sea creatures, and help her to restore order to the magical mermaid world?
Sue worked as an editor of children's books before leaving to travel the world. She is now a full-time writer, with over 60 books published, including Usborne's popular Oliver Moon, Junior Wizard series, and several under the pseudonym Daisy Meadows from the highly successful Rainbow Magic series. Author location: Bath