The Little Mermaid : The Little Mermaid
Publication Date: 27 August 2019
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!
About the Author
Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author and poet, most famous for his timeless, classic fairy tales.
About the Illustrator
Laura Barrett is a London artist specialising in intricate and decorative silhouette illustrations as well as traditional papercut artwork. She has worked for clients as varied as the BBC, John Lewis, Ted Baker, Taschen, and Toni and Guy. The Snow Queen was her first title for Orchard Books, followed by The Little Mermaid and The Story of the Nativity.