The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid by Jerry Pinkney 0316440310 9780316440318
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In this captivating reimagining of Hans Christian Andersens classic, Caldecott medalist and bestselling artist Jerry Pinkney conjures a poignant friendship story and an epic tale of redemption -- the definitive new version for our time.
Melody, the littlest sea princess, is not content just to sing in the choir of mermaids like her sisters. She is an explorer who wonders about what lies above the waters surface . . . especially the young girl she has spied from a distance. To meet her requires a terrible sacrifice: she trades her beautiful voice for a potion that gives her legs, so that she may live on land instead. It seems like a dream come true at first. But when trouble stirs beneath the ocean, Melody faces another impossible choice -- stay with her friend, or reclaim her true identity and save her family.
Legendary artist Jerry Pinkneys singular reinvention of this tale about love and sacrifice empowers young, twenty-first century girls with the strong message that you should never give up your voice . . . for anyone.

Author: Jerry Pinkney

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 48

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: 2020-11-03


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