Sophie Makes a Splash (Mermaid S.O.S. #3)
Just as Sophie and her friends start to make their way back to Coral Kingdom with the magic crystals for Queen Neptuna, a storm whipped up by the evil Mantora, throws them right off course! Sophie and her fellow Sisters of the Sea are lost, but they must find their way home as quickly as possible in order to complete their important mission. This time Sophie leaps to the r...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
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The third book in the Mermaid SOS series is just as sweet as the others. No, it's not earth-shatteringly great literature, but it's a nice story of friendship that isn't overly sentimental or saccharine, nor inappropriately edgy and sassy. In this book, the mermaids help save a mother and baby dolphin, and learn about gill nets. The gill nets aren't presented as absolutely awful for the ocean ecosystem as they actually are, but the book still gets the point across. I've been reading this series...more
Sophie and her friends have to help Silver's mom get out of a net. Scarlett and Sophie have to go get her family, her sisters and brothers. Holly and Lucy have to keep get air to Silver's blow hole to keep her breathing. Misty and Ellie have to get something sharp to cut the net.
Gillian Shields was born and brought up in Yorkshire, in the north of England. As she grew up, she had two passions:books and theater. Gillian’s love of books led her to read English at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge. After university she studied acting in London. She then taught in a drama school, the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, for several years, becoming Vice Principal. She recently...moreMore about Gillian Shields...