The Tail of Emily Windsnap (Emily Windsnap #1)
For as long as she can remember, twelve-year-old Emily Windsnap has lived on a boat. And, oddly enough, for just as long, her mother has seemed anxious to keep Emily away from the water. But when Mom finall...more
Emily is especially endearing because she's alwa...more
The speech Emily gives Neptune, the sea god, at the end is suppose to be a moving defense of love and families but came across as trite. Neptune, although he does the right thing in the end, was a disappointme...more
by Liz Kessler
The tail of Emily Windsnap is a tale that you would want to read over and over again. It is about a girl who finds out that she is a mermaid and she goes in seeking for her father in the sea. She meets new friends and reunits with her father. But trouble is at the end of the book when Emily gets caught. This book is amazing with alot of details and descriptions.
Do u believe in mermaids? Wouldnt it be so cool if you were like Emily Windsnap to b...more
During my time reading this book I made a text-to-world connection. There was a part in the book where Emily was letting a girl name Mandy intimidate her. It reminded me of people...more
Emily has always had an interest in learning to swim however her mother was always against this idea because...more
While this book was written for children, it captivated this grown-up to the point of needing to know NOW. It is a rare book that delivers both suspense and satisfaction in this day and...more
The book was really good. Although there were some parts where I was completely lost in and didn't know...more
I expected an interesting construction of the world ruled by mermaids, but it was described superficially - the colours and shapes of fish and seaweeds was the main thing that we know about the place of the action. Some elements are also completely naive - for example, how could laptops work under water? Moreover, how coul...more
I can totally see why 10-year-old girls go crazy for this series at my library. 1) It's about mermaids. Mermaids are pretty cool. 2) It's cool because it's British. 3) It's about mermaids. Mermaids are pretty cool. :) I enjoyed the audio recording and I think the narrator has a great voice for the sto...more
Not very deep, but a good, quick clean read, especially fro kids 9-12 or so.
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