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The Mermaid in the Millpond

Author: Strange, Lucy
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Pub Date: 06/01/2022
Publisher: UNKNOWN
ISBN: 9781800900493
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Quick overview When Bess tries to escape her harsh life at the cotton mill, can she also free the mermaid trapped in the millpond? History and myth entwine in this atmospheric tale of freedom and friendship from bestselling author Lucy Strange and acclaimed illustrator Pam Smy.
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History and myth entwine in this atmospheric tale of freedom and friendship from bestselling author Lucy Strange and acclaimed illustrator Pam Smy.



Bess has left the London workhouse behind for a job at a rural cotton mill. But life at the mill is hard and cruel- a far cry from the fresh start Bess hoped for. The only way to survive is to escape, but the mill is like a prison with no way out.



Meanwhile, rumours are spreading about a vicious creature that lurks in the millpond. Bess is sure it's all nonsense, until one night she sees something stir in the murky water.



But is it really a monster that lives in the depths of the pond? Or a creature trapped and alone, just like Bess, desperate to escape ...

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