Since her dad died, Shyanna has not been able to sing. But in one bold move, all of that is going to change, thanks to the Neptunia Talent Contest. Shyanna must conquer her stage fright to bring song back into her (and her mum's) life.
Janet Gurtler has written numerous well-received YA books. Mermaid Kingdom is her debut series for the middle-grade market. She lives in Calgary, Alberta, near the Canadian Rockies, with her husband, son, and a chubby Chihuahua named Bruce. Gurtler does not live in an Igloo or play hockey, but she does love maple syrup and says "eh" a lot. Katie Wood fell in love with drawing when she was very small. Since graduating from Loughborough University School of Art and Design in 2004, she has been living her dream working as a freelance illustrator. From her studio in Leicester, England, she creates bright and lively illustrations for books and magazines all over the world.