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For thousands of years, people have claimed to have spotted mermaids in the waves and on the rocks. Some were beautiful with long flowing hair and lovely voices. But other mermaids liked to drag people down to their watery homes and eat them! If you thought mermaids were just pretty ladies with scaly tails, think again. There is more to these mythical creatures than meets ...more
ebook, 48 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Random House Books for Young Readers
(first published April 22nd 2008)
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Jul 14, 2014 Kaethe rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
There was one really disturbing image that I just skipped over. Otherwise, fine. Unfortunately, it's really hard to find beginning reader books that aren't too simple. Because by now, the six-year-old already knows a lot about mermaids in various traditions. And the nine-year-old is correcting the greek myths as covered. Sheesh.