Mermaid Day by Diane Murray, illustrated by Luke Flowers

Mermaid Day by Diane Murray, illustrated by Luke Flowers. Sourcebooks, 2023. 9781728271323

Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 5

Format: Picture book ARC (publication date 7/4/23)

What did you like about the book:  A beautiful mermaid celebration, inclusive of all the under sea creatures with rhyming text and colorful engaging illustrations.  This is surely to be read over and over again.   Follow the mer-queen as she plans her big bash, decorates, welcomes guests,  shares shiny treasures, sings, dances, and feasts on a mer-velous buffet.  Splish and splash all the way at this most mer-mazing party.

Anything you didn’t like about it? No

To whom would you recommend this book?  A must read for all those mermaid sea-loving young readers and those who enjoyed Unicorn Day.

Who should buy this book?  Preschools, day cares, elementary schools, home and public libraries

Where would you shelve it?  Picture books

Should we (librarians/readers) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? No

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City and State: Julie Durmis, L.G. Nourse Elementary School, Norton, MA

Date of review:  February 24, 2023

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