The Magic Of The Mermaids - World Best Mermaid Stories
The Magic Of The Mermaids - World´s Best Mermaid Stories.
Mermaids are mythological aquatic creatures with a female human head and torso and the tail of a fish. Mermaids have a broad representation in folklore, legends, literature, and popular culture.
The word mermaid is a compound of mere, the Old English word for sea, and maid, a woman. The male equivalent is a
merman. The first known mermaid stories appeared in Assyria, ca. 1000 BC, already. Also the stories of The One Thousand and
One Nights includes several tales featuring so called Sea People. In British folklore mermaids often appeared as unlucky
omens. The most famous mermaid story is in Christian Andersens fairy tale The Little Mermaid, which he wrote in 1836, it is
included in this book. Mermaids are still enchanting us and take us into a world of fantasy.
In this ebook you will find a collection of 22 enchanting mermaid stories on 143 pages, together with beautiful illustrations.
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