The wondrous tale of a curious girl and her journey under the sea

Umijoo just won the Nautilus Awards gold medal!

We are beyond excited! Umijoo won the 2019 Gold Medal for mid-grade fiction from the highly respected Nautilus Book Awards. This is a huge win, and will help us tremendously in promoting our message of ocean conservation! The Nautilus Book Awards are some of the most...

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There’s a manta ray in Fiji named after Umijoo!

Our friends and supporters at the Kokomo Manta Conservation Project named a juvenile female manta after our protagonist! Fiji is a special place for manta rays, and there's a incredible conservation team down there doing amazing work! Cliona Flaherty (@coflahe) and...

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Umijoo book design honored with an IPPY award!

The Independent Publisher Book Awards (the IPPYs) have recognized the incredible work of our designer, Mike "Sully" Sullivan of Three Speed Creative, by awarding Umijoo the Bronze Medal in their design category! This is a real honor for Sully and for the rest of the...

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