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As an author and zoologist, Jess Keating has tickled a shark, lost a staring contest against an octopus, and been a victim to the dreaded paper cut. She lives in Ontario, Canada, where she spends most of her time writing books for adventurous and funny

The Children’s Book Review | February 28, 2014

Real Mermaids Don't Sell Sea ShellsEnter to win a set of the Real Mermaids series, including the fourth installment Real Mermaids  Don’t Sell Sea Shells, by Hélène Boudreau.

One (1) winner receives:

  • A  set of the four Real Mermaids books.

    • Real Mermaids Don’t Wear Toe Rings
    • Real Mermaids Don’t Hold Their Breath
    • Real Mermaids Don’t Wear High Heels
    • Real Mermaids Don’t Sell Sea Shells

Giveaway begins February 28, 2014, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 27, 2014, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Age Range: Ages 10-14

He won’t read it.  He hates everything. #3

By David TeagueThe Children’s Book Review
Published: July 7, 2012

On the first day of summer vacation when I was twelve years old, I got on my bicycle, rode three miles down the street through a tunnel of new leaves, emerged into lemon-colored sunshine in the middle of town, racked my bike, opened the front door of the library to release its peppery aroma into the juicy green afternoon, and saw a book with a fantastic cover awaiting me on the nearest wooden table: M.C. Higgins The Great.