About the Book
Illus. in full color. Andersen's sweet, sad 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.
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 known for Stuart Little, The True Bride, Heartless Giant, Seven Dwarves, and other timeless children’s classics.
"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.