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The Little Mermaid (Step into Reading)

Deborah Hautzig, Darcy May (Illustrator)


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Hans Christian Andersen's classic story is beautifully retold for young readers. When the little mermaid gives up her voice in exchange for legs and a chance to meet her beloved human prince, she earns a real human soul. With whimsical illustrations by Darcy May.

Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics; perfect for children who are ready to read on their own.

Praise For The Little Mermaid (Step into Reading)

"The most significant achievement of Hautzig's adaptation is that it restores to the mass market Andersen's original ending."--Bulletin, Center for Children's Books.  

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780679822417, 48pp.

Publication Date: October 29, 1991

About the Author

Deborah Hautzig is the author of the popular Little Witch books as well as many other Step into Reading titles. She is also the author of the bestselling novel Second Star to the Right. She lives in New York.

Darcy May is an illustrator of whimsical children's books, fairy tales, novels, coloring books, stickers, activity books, and paper goods. She lives in upstate New York.