Little Scallop, princess of Mollusk Island, is gliding through the enchanted waters of Mermaid Lagoon with her twin mermaid friends, Surf and Aqua. But the moonlight magic shatters when Surf is captured and taken prisoner aboard the Carnivale - Ebenezer Crookshank's sinister floating circus. As Captain Hook and his band of cut-throat pirates close in on the ship and its booty, Can Little Scallop and her underwater friends find a way to save the missing mermaid? Dave Barry is a Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and author, whose books have been adapted for cinema and TV and whose column appears in more than 500 newspapers around the world. Ridley Pearson is a bestselling crime novelist and was awarded the Raymond Chandler/Fulbright Fellowship in Detective Fiction at Oxford University. They both collaborated on "Peter and the Starcatchers" and "Peter and the Shadow Thieves" (978-1-4063-0513-5). They live in the USA.