A Mermaid and her fish pal are playing, laughing, and swimming under the sea, until a grumpy old clam spoils the fun.

Written & Illustrated By Kirk Kirkpatrick, it's a charming story told in rhyme with full-page artwork. This book is sure to be entertaining to kids and kids-at-heart.



Best everAwesome! -Nisha G

Wonderful Story. What a great book and well illustrated. Donated a copy to our local free library!   -Albert K

Gotta love the diversity. I have already put it on my teacher bookshelf and can't wait to share it with my kids!!   - Amazon Customer


Meet The Author

Hi. My name is Lorenzo "Kirk" Kirkpatrick. I’m an illustrator with over 20 years of experience in creating illustration, animation, and design. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, I have had the opportunity to not only develop an eye for illustrating fun and delightful characters, but also how to design the scene around those characters that tell more of the story.

I’m not just an illustrator. I also enjoy cooking, talking about science, and spending quality time with my wife, Julean. And, I’m a big Star Wars fan.


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