The Mermaid in the Millpond-9781800900493

The Mermaid in the Millpond

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By: Strange, Lucy
Format: Paperback / softback
Published By: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Date of Publication: 6/1/22
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 978189493
Dimensions in mm: 13 x 198 x 12
Description: 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 ...