'The Tail of Emily Windsnap' written by Liz Kessler

The Tail of Emily Windsnap

Emily Book 1

The first Emily Windsnap book, in which Emily has her first swimming lesson and accidentally discovers that when she goes in water she becomes a mermaid…

About The Tail of Emily Windsnap

My first book actually started out as a poem. One day, I was sitting at home staring into space (a very important part of any writer's life) and a couple of lines came into my head, which I quickly scribbled down...…

Mary Penelope lived on a boat,

Which was all very well, but it didn't quite float.…

I worked on the poem for a few weeks and sent it to a good friend and very special writing-buddy, Lee Weatherly, who liked it very much. She sent it to her editor, who suggested I try turning it into a novel instead of a poem. So I thought about it, scratched my head, went ‘hmmm’ for a bit…and then got to work! And that's how The Tail of Emily Windsnap came about!

‘Can you keep a secret? I know everyone has secrets but mine’s different. I mean, how many mermaids do you know? It all started in Year 7, in my first school swimming lesson…’

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