Do you have a child who is obsessed with mermaids? You’re not alone. Mermaids are the absolute biggest trend of the moment – with everyone from preschoolers to pensioners wanting to get in on the magic.

If your child is constantly clamouring for tales from the deep, here are some of the best children’s books about mermaids ready to make a splash on your bookshelf.


Stories of Mermaids

For children just learning to read, this book is filled with three original stories – from the mermaid who’s scheming to sabotage the Great Seahorse Race, to the mermaid visiting the spooky Pirates’ Graveyard, and the mermaid who just loves to dance!

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The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Little Mermaid

Finally, a crossover between the popular Fairytale Hairdresser and the beloved Little Mermaid. After the Little Mermaid loses her beautiful singing voice to the Sea Witch, it’s up to the Fairytale Hairdresser to save the day.

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If you’re looking for more kids books that little ones are sure to love, discover our list of the very best children’s picture books, here.
Or, for more on why mermaids are so popular, check out our Book Break episode below: