Book Type: Children's Book
Author: Charles Santore
The Little Mermaid's universal longing for freedom, independence, and love is made real by Santore's sensitive presentation. School Library Journal said, "The opulent full-page watercolors are a perfect complement to this stylish and authentic interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale."
As the readers of my blog know, I will review any, and I mean any, Little Mermaid book I can get my hands on! I must say, next to Rachel Isadora's interpretation (also on the blog), this is my second favorite. What I love about this book is not only did the author keep the original text from the Hans Christian Anderson original, but the illustrations were absolutely breathtaking, and that definitely adds a bit of magic to any mermaid book. They were vibrantly colored, rich in detail and just simply breathtaking. Here are some pictures from the book:
Didn't I tell you? Amazing right? :)
As you can see, the images in this book really bring the mystery of mermaids to life. I really recommend this book to anyone who is a fan of mermaids or The Little Mermaid story. I give this book (*****) 5 stars.
-Sirenita The Selkie