It is the summer holiday and Holly finds a mermaid's purse on the beach near her cottage. Thinking a mermaid must have lost it, Holly writes a letter to see if she'd like it back. Princess Kora replies, and they soon become holiday friends. Holly learns all about life under the sea, as well as getting some very special holiday presents!
Alan Durant is a prolific author of novels and picture books for children of all ages, including Dear Tooth Fairy, Dear Father Christmas, Always and Forever illustrated by Debi Gliori and Burger Boy illustrated by Mei Matsuoka. He lives in Surrey. Vanessa Cabban studied illustration at Brighton University and the Royal College of Art. She has illustrated several picture books, including the bestselling Bringing Down the Moon by Jonathan Emmett (9780744589504) and Dear Tooth Fairy by Alan Durant. She lives in Northumberland.