In the Land of Mermaids

Daniela Drescher

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  • A wonderful companion to Daniela Drescher's much-loved children's book In the Land of Fairies
  • Daniela Drescher paints a world full of lively mermaids, atmospheric landscapes and characterful creatures in her luminous and unique style
  • A delightful celebration of nature and pondlife -- floating lily pads, colourful dragonflies and nimble newts

In the magical land of mermaids, the water folk and their friends play. A new edition of the charming story with vibrant artwork by bestselling illustrator Daniela Drescher.

224 x 300 mm
Floris Books
Picture Books
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 3 to 6 years
28 pages
Publication date:
26 May 2022
2nd edition


In the magical land of mermaids, the water folk and their friends play. Shimmering, lively mermaids race swift newts, sing to colourful dragonflies, doze on cool lily pads and tickle grumpy fish.

This vibrant picture book will captivate young readers with its luminous illustrations and gentle evocative words.

In the Land of Mermaids is a classic picture book from bestselling illustrator Daniela Drescher, and a delightful companion to In the Land of Fairies and In the Land of Elves.


Daniela Drescher is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator from Munich, Germany. Daniela was a children's painting and drawing therapist for ten years, using her own poetry in her therapeutic work. Now the creator of more than 30 children's books, Daniela still draws the fairies and elves she imagined as a child. As well as books, Daniela's artwork appears on stationery, homeware and fabric. Her best-known books available in English include In the Land of Fairies, the Little Fairy stories and the Pippa and Pelle board books. She is also the illustrator of stunning fairy tale anthologies An Illustrated Treasury of Grimm's Fairy Tales and An Illustrated Treasury of Dwarfs, Gnomes and Fairy Folk.

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