Oona in the Arctic
In this third installment of New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator Raissa Figueroa’s bestselling Oona series, an adventurous and mischievous Black mermaid dives headfirst into uncharted waters to help a lost baby beluga and makes new friends along the way.
Oona is on a mission!
A baby beluga whale has strayed too far from her family and needs help getting back to her icy arctic home!
But Oona and her best friend, Otto, have never traveled from their warm ocean waters before. Will old ship maps and a compass be enough to lead them through the dangerous storms ahead?
Oona may be a little mermaid, but she is determined to see this big adventure through! With a touch of bravery and the help of newfound friends, Oona knows they’ll be able to succeed in reuniting this baby beluga with her pod.
Kelly DiPucchio is the New York Times bestselling author of many beloved books for children, including Grace for President, Dragon Was Terrible, and Oona, illustrated by Raissa Figueroa. As a little girl Kelly wanted a pet otter but settled for a pet goat instead. When she’s not writing, Kelly loves to search for treasure and mermaids in Michigan’s Great Lakes.
Raissa Figueroa loves walking the beaches in search of tiny treasures of her own. She lives and works in sunny San Diego, CA. She’s the illustrator for several children’s books, including Oona, written by Kelly DiPucchio.
"A fascinating and visually satisfying epic journey of home and friendship." -Kirkus Reviews
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