The Princess in Black and the Mermaid Princess written by Shannon Hale & Dean Hale, illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Hardcover – Candlewick Press (MA) – 2022 – 96 pages
The Princess in Black and her friends are enjoying a day of sun and sea on Princess Sneezewort’s royal boat when a real, live mermaid princess emerges from the waves!
Princess Posy needs their help protecting her very cute sea goats from being eaten by a very greedy kraken. But the princesses and the Goat Avenger quickly realize that fighting underwater can be tough for land dwellers, and only the mermaid Princess Posy can save the day.
Can the masked heroes help her learn that being a princess means more than just being nice–it means speaking up?