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Author Climo, Shirley.
Title A treasury of mermaids : mermaid tales from around the world / collected and retold by Shirley Climo ; illustrations by Jean and Mou-sien Tseng.
Pub Info New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, c1997.
book jacket
 Hyannis Children's Room  J 398.2 Climo     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 75 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents Mrs. Fitzgerald the Merrow (Ireland) -- Legend of Aymee and the mermaid (Alaska) -- Odysseus and the Sirens (Greece) -- Hansi and the nix (Switzerland) -- And then the merman laughed (Iceland) -- Listening ear (Japan) -- Sea witch and the sea princess (Heberdes Island, Scotland) -- Pania of the reef (New Zealand) -- Notes on the stories.
Summary Beneath the sea, off the shore of Scotland, there waits a beautiful princess cursed to live her life as a seal, except for one night each year. In Japan, there lives a sea maiden who can change shape at will to become any underwater creature. And in Switzerland, in the Lake of Zug, there is a mermaid who falls so deeply in love with a human man that she will do anything to keep him beneath the water with her. Discover an underwater kingdom where these, and many other mermaids from around the world, are waiting to meet you. But be careful- not all mermaids can be trusted...
Subject Mermaids -- Folklore.
Genre Fiction.
Subject Mermaids -- Folklore.
Add Author Tseng, Mou-Sien.
Tseng, Jean.
ISBN 0060238763
0060238771 (lib. bdg.)
9780060238773 (lib. bdg.)
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