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The Princess in Black and the Mermaid Princess

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Exciting underwater journey for princess and friends.

white gril princess in a diving hemet and wearing flippers is under the sea visiting a Black mermaid holding a pink shell

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This undersea romp is loads of fun with wonderful world-building and amusing twists on the aboveground problems that our heroes are used to encountering. In The Princess in Black and the Mermaid Princess, there are not goats but sea goats (half-goat and half-mermaid), and the monster who wants to eat them is called a kracken. The mermaid princess' loyal steed is a narwhal called Krimpledance, who reminds the Princess in Black of her unicorn named Frimplepants. Everything is totally different but a lot like home. This is an especially fun adventure for series fans.

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