Spring 2022

Mermaids

Legendary Creatures
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Legends tell of beautiful creatures living deep in the ocean, ready to either help passing ships or lure sailors to their graves. From fairy tales to films, mermaids have captured people's imaginations for centuries. Readers will enjoy learning about the histories and behaviors of these legendary creatures, along with their presence in popular culture. Vivid images and a helpful diagram illustrate a mermaid's anatomy. Additional features include a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, an index, and an introduction to the author.

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978-1-5038-4975-4
$21.95
978-1-5038-5156-6
$34.95
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2022
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2022-01-01
BISACS JNF000000, JNF052030
Dewey 398.21
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 690
Guided Reading Level U
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Something in the Water
  • History of Mermaids
  • Scales and Fish Tails
  • Mermaids Today
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Marty Erickson

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Legendary Creatures from School Library Journal on April 1, 2022

This series hooks readers from page one with descriptive storytelling. The scene is set—a crumbling cemetery, a trail deep in the woods—and children are taken on a journey to learn all about dragons, vampires, fairies, and other fantastical creatures. The books discuss the… View →