Subtitle A Memory Game

Emily Hawkins
Price $16.99 / £14.99
Description Description
  • Mermaid matching game: Can you reunite the merfolk with their friends in this fun and easy-to-learn game?
  • Sturdy gift box contains: 40 cards, each measuring 8.8 x 6.6 cm and a 28-page booklet; box size is 10 x 14.4 x 4.7 cm
  • 20 diverse mermaid species: With merfolk from all parts of the world, match the pairs who belong to the same species
  • Includes an illustrated booklet: Covering game rules, mermaid facts and tips for spotting them yourself
  • Mermaid fun for ages 4+: Delightful screen-free entertainment for mermaid lovers everywhere

Discover enchanting mermaids from all around the world with this stunningly illustrated matching game.
Based on the A Natural History of Mermaids book from the popular Folklore Field Guides series, the cards feature naturalist illustrations of mermaid species from different regions of the world, from the Caribbean Queen to the Southern Wayfarer, and the Reef Angel to the Pacific Wanderer. The booklet, in addition to explaining how to play the game, serves as a guide to the mermaid species on the cards, with details on their habitats, dwellings, distinctive features and habits. You’ll also find out where and when to look for mermaids, and signs of their presence.
To play the game, arrange the cards face down on a table, then flip two over – do they show the same species? If they do, you collect the pair. If not, try to remember where the different mermaid species are located so you can make a match on your next turn.
Put your memory skills to the test and learn about the diverse mermaids of the world while you play. Gather more pairs than your opponent to win!
The Folklore Field Guides series is a charming collection of beautifully illustrated handbooks on topics of lore and legend. Fascinating facts are accompanied by breathtaking illustrations, all presented in an engaging narrative form.
Also available from the series:A Natural History of Fairies, A Natural History of Magical Beasts, A Natural History of Mermaids and A Natural History of Magick.

Format Cards 40 Pages
ISBN 9780711296299
Size5.67 in x 3.94 in / 144.00 mm x 100.00 mm
Published Date September 19th, 2024
Emily Hawkins

Once a children’s book editor, Emily Hawkins is now a full-time author. Her work has been featured on the New York Times bestseller list (Oceanology, 2009) as well as winning the Children’s Travel Book of the Year Award (Atlas of Animal Adventures, 2016). Along with her background in children’s non-fiction Emily has a strong interest in myth, folklore and storytelling. In 2020 she wrote A Natural History of Fairies, which has been translated into twelve languages, selling more than 100,000 copies worldwide. Emily holds a first-class English degree from Nottingham University, and lives in Winchester, UK.

Jessica Roux

Jessica Roux is a Nashville-based illustrator and plant and animal enthusiast. She loves exploring in her own backyard and being surrounded by an abundance of nature. Using subdued colors and rhythmic shapes, she renders flora, fauna, food, and many other things with intricate detail reminiscent of old world beauty. Her first book with Frances Lincoln was A Natural History of Fairies (September 2020).

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