Pat-a-Cake and Ronne Randall - The Little Mermaid - Hachette Children's Group

The Little Mermaid

Fairy Tale with picture glossary and an activity

By Pat-a-Cake and Ronne Randall
Illustrated by Junissa Bianda

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A beautiful read-aloud story to share, with a visual glossary and an activity to take young children deeper into the story.

The Little Mermaid lives under the sea, but she wants to know what it's like to walk on land. She visits a Sea Witch, who promises to change her tail for legs, but only in exchange for her lovely singing voice. Will the Little Mermaid be able to get her voice back?

This story is a perfect introduction to the classic tale, with its gentle, rhythmic text and bright, friendly illustrations.

It's never too early to introduce children to the magic and wonder of classic tales. Familiar characters are brought to life at each turn of the page with spellbinding artwork and lyrical writing. A visual glossary at the beginning introduces new vocabulary and promotes understanding. A lively activity at the end invites discussion and will make even the very youngest children want to return to these story books again and again.

Fairy tales and classic stories are a vital introduction to the basics of storytelling like setting, characters and plot. They boost a child's imagination and also teach valuable life lessons about good overcoming evil, the difference between right and wrong and the importance of rising to a challenge.

Also available: Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Three Little Pigs.

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  • ISBN: 9781526382061
  • Publication date: 11 Jul 2019
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  • Imprint: Pat-a-Cake
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