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The Little Mermaid

Written by Geraldine McCaughrean, Hans Christian Andersen

Illustrated by Laura Barrett

The Little Mermaid Synopsis

Hans Christian Andersen's entrancing tale of love, set between land and sea, is retold by renowned storyteller Geraldine McCaughrean and brought to life in magical silhouette artwork by illustrator Laura Barrett. When she falls in love with a prince, the little mermaid persuades a sea witch to replace her tail with legs so she can live on land. But the price demanded by the wicked sea witch is great: the mermaid's beautiful voice . . . With a sparkling foiled cover, this beautiful gift book is a must-have addition to any child's bookshelf!

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408357231
Publication date: 22nd August 2019
Author: Geraldine McCaughrean, Hans Christian Andersen
Illustrator: Laura Barrett
Publisher: Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Geraldine McCaughrean, Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author and poet, most famous for his timeless, classic fairy tales. Geraldine McCaughrean is a multi-award-winning author of picture books, fiction and retellings for children. She has won the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award and the Blue Peter Special Book to Keep Forever Award. She is also a three-time winner of the Whitbread Children's Book Award and a four-time winner of the Smarties Bronze Award. Her titles include the bestselling The Orchard Book of Greek Myths and The Orchard Book of Roman Myths. ...

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