The Little Mermaid

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen


The story of "The Little Mermaid" has been captivating young and old readers alike since its first publication in 1837. This edition, with beautiful, enticing images by acclaimed illustrator Charles Santore, elegantly retells of the young mermaid princess' adventure--one full of love, hope, and sacrifice. From her home deep beneath the sea to her desired life on the surface with a handsome young prince, the little mermaid's beloved tale will enchant every reader to unlock dreams in their own heart, and pass on this cherished book generation after generation.


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The Little Mermaid : From the Story by Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was born in Denmark and is famously known for his fairy tales, such as "The Snow Queen," "The Ugly Duckling," "The Emperor's New Clothes," "The Little Mermaid," and many more. His first fairy tales were published in 1835. He has delighted generations of children worldwide ever since.

Charles Santore is a nationally acclaimed illustrator whose works appear regularly in magazines. He is a recipient of the Society of Illustrators' Award of Excellence, the Hamilton King Award, and the Alumni Award of the Philadelphia College of Art. His works are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the U.S. Department of the Interior, the Free Library of Philadelphia, and in many private collections. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

General Fields

  • : 9780762434428
  • : The Perseus Books Group
  • : Perseus Books
  • : 0.726
  • : May 2009
  • : 331 x 248mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : illustrations
  • : 48pp
  • : Hardback
  • : Hans Christian Andersen