Seeley and the Grantuff by Linda Bond
Approx. 12,410 words.
Published on June 2, 2011.
Caught up in a tussle with an adult Grantuff, Seeley mermaid loses her memory. It has become stuck to a baby grantuff and the only way to get it back is for Seeley to touch it. The journey to the Marine Agriculture College to meet Seeley's Uncle Nav and find her memory starts quietly enough. Another grand adventure awaits the family and they discover a world where slavery and cruelty are common.