The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian

The Little Mermaid

Minedition Minibooks

Hans Christian with Anthea Bell (Translator), Lisbeth Zwerger (Illustrator)

48 pages missing pub info (editions)

fiction childrens classics fantasy short stories adventurous reflective slow-paced


A beloved Hans Christian Andersen tale, illustrated by one of the greatest children's illustrators of our time The story of the little mermaid who fell in love with a human boy is well-known and loved by millions--but in the hands of international...

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Community Reviews Summary of 404 reviews


dark 61%
adventurous 38%
mysterious 30%
sad 30%
emotional 23%
hopeful 23%
inspiring 7%
lighthearted 7%
reflective 7%


fast 78%
medium 14%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 54% | Plot: 27% | A mix: 18%

Strong character development?

No: 63% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 9%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 45% | No: 27% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 45% | It's complicated: 27% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 10%

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