Nen and the Lonely Fisherman tells the story of a merman’s search for love. Longing to find his true love, he sings a song of hope and Ernest, a fisherman hears the beautiful hymn and longs to meet the person behind the song. Once they meet, they spend all evening together, laughing and dreaming. However, Nen’s father is upset about the relationship. Afraid of the humans and their treatment of the oceans, Nen’s father creates a wild sea storm to keep Enerst away from his son and keep the humans at bay.
This gorgeous paperback celebrates diversity with black protagonist, Nen and his relationship with Ernest, celebrating pride.