The balance of the worlds is again under threat, and Miku must travel to the Dragon King’s underwater kingdom to rescue the last mer-monster, a creature who cries pearl tears and holds the key to immortality. Book 4 in the award-winning TAKESHITA DEMONS series of adventures.
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Praise for TAKESHITA DEMONS:
“The book is amazing…I hardly put it down” – Chicklish
“A thrilling contemporary adventure wittily shot through with the powerful fantasy stories of the old demons from the Japanese past.” – Julia Eccleshare on LoveReading4Kids
“One of the rare horror stories that you can safely hand to younger readers without fear of threats from angry parents, but at the same time is genuinely packed full of spooky stuff. This is a series that is both highly original and wonderfully entertaining” – Spine Chills, Australia
“Cristy’s knowledge of Japanese folklore and the supernatural shine through and this is a compulsive read.” – Parents in Touch UK
TAKESHITA DEMONS was selected for the 2010 Booktrust Booked Up program, won the 2009 Frances Lincoln Diverse Voices Children’s Book Award for multicultural writing, and was featured on the BBC’s Blue Peter in 2011.