Could Mermin be an Alien from outer space? That’s the big question and the basis for the second book about the mysterious fish boy written and illustrated by Jerry Weiser. Two rather strange, self-proclaimed alien hunters learn of Mermin through publicity over his exploits in the first story, and hope to capture him, gaining notoriety for themselves. The men track their quarry and his pals in a haphazard manner. One of them first attempts to snare this “alien” with a net, which he tears through with ease, and thinking the man to be a fisherman tells him he’s not the kind of fish normally caught.
From a library trip with friends, where Mermin’s identity as a prince of Mer is revealed, to a search for a new clubhouse, the intrepid fish boy manages to stay one step ahead of the alien hunters...Read More