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Review of ‘Julián Is a Mermaid’

BookPage Children's Top Pick, June 2018

A boy named Julián and his abuela hop on the subway, where he sees three glamorous women dressed as mermaids. Julián is transfixed; he loves mermaids. In the three spreads that follow, we are swept up in Julián’s reverie: We see the subway car become an ocean and fill…

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