No Flying In The House/ The Merman Author:Betty Brock; Dick King-Smith No Flying: copyright 1970, 157 pgs. How would you know if you were a fairy? Most little girls have parents to take care of them, but not Annabel Tippens. She has Gloria, a tiny white dog who talks and wears a gold collar. Annabel never thought it was strange that she had Gloria instead of real parents. Until one day a wicked, wicked cat com... more »e to tell er the truth - she's not just a little girl, she's half-fairy!
The Merman: Pub. 1999, 102 pgs. While vacationing inScotland, Zeta meets a rather unusual fellow. He's a terrific swimmer. He chats with seals. And he ha a fish tail! Marnus is a merman - definitely not your average summer friend. Who else could teachZeta everything from swimming to astronomy to French? Everything's an adventure when Marinus is around, and as the summer ends, Zta knows she'll miss her new friend terribly. Luckily, Marinus has one last surprise in store for her - one that will last a lifetime....« less
2 books - put together because they will ship for the price of one.
No Flying - lots of fun for many ages. Makes a good book to read to a group. The main character must make some important decisions that face most famiy members.
The Merman - Dick King-Smith has a wonderful knack at turning tales with wide ranging ideas into simple reading that everyone enjoys. The main character, Zeta, meets and interact with this merman without letting her parents know about this and there may be a need for discussing the problems children can have going off with strangers.