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The Mermaid Handbook
The Mermaid Handbook: An Alluring Treasury of Literature, Lore, Art, Recipes, and Projects | Carolyn Turgeon
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Answer the enchanting siren call of the mermaid with this comprehensive, lavishly illustrated and intricately designed one-of-a-kind lifestyle compendium from the editor in chief of Faerie Magazine and author of The Faerie Handbook and globally published novel Mermaid, packed with lore, legends, facts and trivia, beautiful illustrations, and numerous step-by-step projects and recipes. Beautiful, seductive, mysterious, and potentially dangerous, the mermaid is a global literary and pop culture icon whose roots date back to ancient sea goddesses and Greek mythology. From Homers Odyssey and Hans Christian Andersens fairytale The Little Mermaid to T.S. Eliots "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" and the Disney animated film The Little Mermaid, this sea vixen has long seduced popular imagination. Cosmetic companies have drawn inspiration for their makeup lines from mermaids, as have designers throughout fashion history, from Jean Patou to Jean Paul Gaultier and Alexander McQueen. The fishtail dress is a perennial long red-carpet staple, favored by the likes of Marion Cotillard, Sofia Vergara, and Blake Lively. Divided into four sectionsFashion and Beauty; Arts and Culture; Real Mermaids and Where to Find Them; and Food, Entertaining and Stories of the SeaThe Mermaid Handbook is a unique and sumptuous compilation filled with creative ideas for decorating and living inspired by these beauties from the deep. Learn to make a sailors valentine; a mermaid comb and crown; and a pearl and sequin paillette necklace. There are recipes for mermaid-themed poke bowls, aquatic-themed honey gingerbread cookies, and the official cocktail of the 1960s-era mermaid attraction Aquarama. Folklore expert Carolyn Turgeon also includes profiles of true modern mermaids, tail makers, and mermaid bars; visits mermaid attractions like Weeki Wachee Springs; and provides tips on getting beachy mermaid hair and creating an alluring eye.
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StayCurious
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#tallshipcelebration @CrowCAH #siren. Love me some mermaids! This is a really cool book.

CrowCAH I never knew they had a handbook! 🧜‍♀️ 🧜‍♂️ 5mo
StayCurious @CrowCAH there‘s also a fairie handbook. 5mo
CrowCAH @StayCurious 😮 wow! 5mo
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Wonderwoman89 @StayCurious do you know the name of the fairie handbook? 5mo
Wonderwoman89 Thank you 5mo
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TheSpineView
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 💙💙💙🧜‍♀️🧜‍♀️🧜‍♀️ 11mo
Paula3 😍😍 11mo
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timiddrake
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Found at the Renaissance Faire!

MStew So pretty!!! 1y
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MaggieCarr
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Pickpick

5☆ | Published May 2018 | Bookshelf Worthy!
Perfection in a binding! This book is in my top 3 books of 2018 so far. If you are a fin-fan like me or know someone who is, this gorgeous hardcover 239 paged gold edged beauty can be bought for >$25 and will be treasured for years to come. I borrowed it from the library and instantly knew I needed to own it...
"The #Mermaid Handbook: An Alluring Treasury of Literature, Lore, Art, Recipes, and Projects"

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SilversReviews
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#ReadingResolutions
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Today‘s Prompt: Book and Flowers

This is a gorgeous book of illustrations.

https://silversolara.blogspot.com/2017/11/giveaway-and-spotlight-of-faerie.html

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lyradora
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A recent used bookstore acquisition. 😊 Gorgeous artwork, recipes, crafts, poems, and myths. So happy I found this. #mythology #mermaids #usedbookstoresareawesome

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LaceyDoesLit
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Check out my latest #bookreview at LaceyDoesLit.com! #books #bookworm #bookish #reading #reader

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HarperBooks
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From Faerie Magazine editor-in-chief and THE FAERIE HANDBOOK author Carolyn Turgeon comes THE MERMAID HANDBOOK, out from Harper Design May 15th. Pre-order your copy today: bit.ly/MermaidHandbook
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#mermaids #mermaidhandbook #mythology #treasury #mermaidlore #mermaidlove

Bklover What a gorgeous cover!! 2y
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