A New Mermaid Story from Fin Fun’s Royal Mermaiden, Zoey!

“Zoey, are you sure you have everything for our trip? I don’t want to make extra work for anyone by forgetting something here. Sit up straighter, dear. Oh and don’t forget to—are you even listening to me, Zoey?”

I let my chin drop from my hand to the ornate, shell-encrusted stone table that our dinner sat on. I curled my blue and green fin under me on my cushion, wrapped my arms around my head and groaned as my mother started talking again. This was the sixth time today that she had reminded me of our trip. Honestly, I just wanted to go already. I was excited to finally see someplace new!

“Oh Zoey, I’m only trying to help,” my mother said with a sigh. “Pick your head up off the table and sit up straight. I won’t take my daughter to the MerCouncil if she can’t behave herself like a proper Mermaiden.”

I picked up my head and rolled my eyes to the ceiling of our Coral Castle dining room. The walls of my home are literally made out of layers of all different kinds of coral. There are pinks, reds, oranges, blues, and purples, just to name a few. This room is actually called the Blue Room because inside all you can see is blue coral on the walls and ceiling. Each room in our castle is made from a different color of coral. My room is my favorite, the Turquoise Room. It’s made out of a combination of blue and green coral, just like my tail!

I glanced to my left where my little brother sat staring at me with big, blue, mischievous eyes. He’s only ten, but he’s already more of a troublemaker than I am! When he made certain I was looking at him, he nodded his head toward our father. Dad sat at the very end of the table to my left. He was tired and sat on his own cushion groggily, eating absentmindedly. He’d had to stay up all night the night before, making arrangements for our short notice trip. My eyes traveled up his bearded face to the top of his large head. He had light brown hair just like mine that was cut a little below his ears. On top of his head, snuggled inside of his huge crown, lay Cooper, tucked in his shell and snoozing lightly.

I couldn’t help myself. I let out a very unladylike blast of laughter at the strange sight. My mother stopped her ear bashing to stare at me; my father glanced up and then went back to eating, and my brother’s head snapped down to his chest as he tried to stop himself from laughing as well. I quickly composed myself and looked up at my mother intently.

“Sorry, Mom. Got a bit of this sautéed seaweed stuck in my throat. You were saying?” My mother looked anything but convinced as I gave her a winning smile and look of pure innocence. As she resumed her speech, I snuck a glance at Cooper again. As I watched him, one of his droopy eyes slid halfway open, looking at me. Then a slow, goofy grin spread across the tiny turtle’s face. I snapped my eyes back to my mother as she looked up at me, and I struggled to keep a straight face.

A few minutes later, well into my mother’s lecture on proper MerCouncil etiquette, we heard a splash, my dad’s splutter, and my brother’s uncontrollable giggling. I whipped my head up from my plate to see Cooper, soaked in seaweed sauce and standing in the middle of my father’s plate while my father, also soaked in seaweed sauce, stared down at him with his jaw hanging open. For a moment, everyone froze and stared at my father and Cooper. Then, all of the sudden, Dad broke into a huge bellow of laughter, and the table came to life again. My brother resumed his giggles, and even my mother allowed herself a small chuckle. I let out a loud whoop of laughter and shot out of my seat to grab Cooper. The happy little turtle leaped up into my arms.

“Sorry, Dad! Cooper thought you might like your seaweed sauce in your beard. What a silly little turtle he is, isn’t he?” I chuckled and picked up a handkerchief to dab at my father’s beard. Then I made my way toward the doorway. “Come on, Coop, let’s go get you cleaned up!”

“Wait a moment, Zoey! Your father and I heard about the incident with the sharks the other day.” I cringed at my mother’s voice and slowly turned around.

“Oh, yeah?”

She looked at me and almost said something, but paused. Then she said, “I just want you to know that your father and I are very proud of you.”

I started, surprised. Then I gave her a big grin and swam out of the room.

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Meet Mermaiden Zoey

Zoey lives in the Coral Sea, near Australia in the South Atlantic Ocean. There she and her best finfriend, a sea turtle named Cooper have fun riding currents and playing games with sea animals. Zoey has the royal Mermaiden power to command other sea creatures, which she uses to protect her fellow merfolk and others.

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  1. Apr 8, 2017 at 6:04 pm
    Princess Mermaid says:

    Hi there! I was going to ask everyones opinion, it’s almost my birthday, and I don’t know wether to get Brynn or Zoey’s mermaid tail. What do you think?


    1. Apr 17, 2017 at 5:46 am
      lilley says:

      get zoeys


  2. Apr 8, 2017 at 10:04 am
    Mermaid princess says:

    Hi guys! Who is your favorite mermaid? Mine is Zoey


  3. Apr 3, 2017 at 7:21 am
    waveroll24 says:

    HAY! Serena that is very rude i may not like her tail but i like her friendly and likable personality and her voice is not high pitched you just need to get your ears cheaked so get em cheaked!!!!!!


  4. Apr 2, 2017 at 1:59 pm
    Serena says:

    Oh my god. Her voice is soooooo high pitched its so annoying!!


  5. Apr 1, 2017 at 11:32 am
    mermaia says:

    i love you all btw i did not get the mermaid tail as yet but i know i will love it


    1. Apr 12, 2017 at 7:31 pm
      Mermaid princess says:

      Are you getting Zoey’s tail mermaia


  6. Apr 1, 2017 at 10:01 am
    Mace says:

    I own Zoey’s tail and FinFun is AWESOME!!


  7. Apr 1, 2017 at 9:56 am
    Mayce says:

    I have your skin tail and I love it! You have a beautiful voice and own a very cute turtle! 😀


  8. Apr 1, 2017 at 6:57 am
    millie says:

    I love it


  9. Mar 31, 2017 at 9:07 pm
    Anonymous says:

    hi


  10. Mar 31, 2017 at 9:29 am
    abby says:

    Hi Zoey I am new to this site but i’am stoked to meet you


  11. Mar 27, 2017 at 5:45 pm
    Heather says:

    I have her tail and I love it so much


  12. Mar 27, 2017 at 2:45 pm
    waveroll24 says:

    and in my opinion i think Brynns is way better so does my mom


  13. Mar 27, 2017 at 2:45 pm
    waveroll24 says:

    oh my mom dislikes her tail i think its ok bc if you look close it looks like its pixalated so im just saying what i think of her tail


  14. Mar 26, 2017 at 4:44 pm
    K says:

    I have her tail and I love it!!!


  15. Mar 25, 2017 at 5:50 pm
    Ella says:

    hi


  16. Mar 22, 2017 at 2:08 pm
    Dorky-mermaid??‍♀️ says:

    Zoey is my favourite charecter because of her confidence and strength and her green tail


  17. Mar 20, 2017 at 11:25 am
    emma says:

    you so cute


  18. Mar 18, 2017 at 3:15 pm
    mermaidmckinley says:

    Zoey is my fav mermaiden. I have her Aussie green tail!


    1. Apr 1, 2017 at 11:35 am
      mermaia says:

      Zoey is my fav mermaid to i am in love i cant wait to get her tail


  19. Mar 17, 2017 at 5:02 pm
    skyfall says:

    awsome


  20. Mar 16, 2017 at 11:51 pm
    elizhabet says:

    wow


  21. Mar 16, 2017 at 3:47 pm
    :) says:

    !)


  22. Mar 14, 2017 at 1:25 pm
    J says:

    I love animals and zoey


  23. Mar 13, 2017 at 11:06 pm
    mimi bear says:

    love her pet cooper


  24. Jan 9, 2017 at 4:13 pm
    Mermaid Lila says:

    Welcome to the throne room King Seaweed Sauce! 🙂


  25. Jul 31, 2015 at 2:46 pm
    Gabrielle says:

    you are amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    1. Mar 1, 2017 at 3:03 am
      mermaid zera says:

      i love the attitude of zoey


      1. Mar 13, 2017 at 11:07 pm
        mimi bear says:

        It is so like me