Synopses & Reviews
The star of Julián Is a Mermaid makes a joyful return — and finds a new friend — at a wedding to be remembered.
Julián and his abuela are going to a wedding. Better yet, Julián
is in the wedding. Weddings have flowers and kissing and dancing and
cake. And this wedding also has a new friend named Marisol. It's not
long before Julián and Marisol set off for some magic and mischief of
their own, and when things take an unexpected turn, the pair learns that
everything is easier with a good friend by your side.
returns with a joyful story of friendship and individuality in this
radiant follow-up to
Julián Is a Mermaid.
"A celebration of weddings and a subtle yet poignant reminder that gender, like love, is expansive. Lovely." Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)
"Once again Love has brought
us young characters who are free to live, play, and express themselves
however they wish without conflict. An abundance of joy and love." The Horn Book (Starred Review)
About the Author
Jessica Love is an actor and the author-illustrator of
Julián Is a Mermaid. She has a BA in studio art from the
University of California, Santa Cruz, as well as a graduate degree from
Juilliard. She has appeared in plays both on and off Broadway. Jessica
Love lives in Brooklyn.