World of Wishes: Mermaid Wishes
by Carol Barton
Seraphina the Mermaid has had her magic comb stolen. Without it, she's growing weaker every day. To save her, Sebastian and Maddie must grant her wish and find the comb. But they'll have to go deep under the sea - into the lair of a monster...
Paperback, 214 pages
Published December 1st 2006 by Scholastic Canada Ltd.
(first published 2006)
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The writing seemed rushed in this story. A lot of things happened in it, and it felt like an abridged version, almost as if it was written from a point-form list of Things That Must Happen Within 200 Pages. It had potential to be a great story. It almost felt like it was a story that originally was going to be for young adults, but was edited at the last minute to suit a younger audience, so it's uncomfortable and when it starts to get going, you're suddenly hit with childish imagery leaving you...more
Ms. Barton is a teacher, book artist, and curator who runs Popular Kinetics Press and has published numerous artist book editions since her first book, Beyond the Page, was printed in 1981. Her work is exhibited internationally and is in numerous collections, including The Smithsonian Institution, Library of Congress, Museum of Modern Art, The Getty Museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in Lo...moreMore about Carol Barton...