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A Treasury of Mermaids: Mermaid Tales from Around the World
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060238763, Hardcover)Drawing on the folklore of diverse cultures, renowned author Shirley Climo presents a multifaceted view of merfolk, exploring the promises and perils of meeting those creatures. Accompanied by stunning paintings from the brushes of Jean and Mou-sien Tseng, the stories in this collection are woven together with insightful introductions comparing and contrasting the myths of many lands.
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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...
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