Over 200 pages of legends, spells, facts and mermaid crafts!
Do you need a little more magic in your life? What about shimmer? Look no further. Mermania is here!
Packed full of over 200 enchanting pages of legends, spells, and facts, plus mermaid-inspired recipes and crafts, Mermania: The Little Book of Mermaids is the ultimate compendium of all things mer-people and their mystical aquatic lore.
Did you know?
This is the year of the mermaid – The mer-man film The Shape of Water won Best Picture Oscar and Netflix’s live action The Little Mermaid streams this summer – with Disney and Universal hot on their heels
Mermaids had a heyday in Israel in 2009 and Zimbabwe in 2012, where they halted government works until beer and rituals were offered
Throughout history, everything from manatees and sea-cows to skate and seals have been mistaken for beautiful mermaids!
Mermaids are believed to cure asthma and earache, and to warn of danger
Full of gorgeous full-colour illustrations and plenty of joyful whimsy throughout, Mermania includes everything you could ever want to know about these magical creatures, all in a gorgeous, covetable, iridescent package!
About the author
Rachel Federman is a writer, musician, and nonprofit consultant who has written over 20 books for adults and children, including The Mindful Gardener (Clarkson Potter, 2017) and Test Your Dog’s IQ (HarperCollins, 2016). She once saw three mermaids in the fountain at Washington Square Park in New York City. No one seemed to know how they got there.