The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen

The Little Mermaid

Minedition Minibooks

Hans Christian Andersen with Bernadette Watts (Illustrator)

48 pages missing pub info (editions)

fiction childrens classics fantasy short stories adventurous reflective slow-paced


A beloved classic illustrated by Bernadette Watts--one of Europe's most recognized and beloved fairy-tale artists There is only one way the Little Mermaid can win the prince's heart and gain an immortal soul: she must agree to the sea witch's ter...

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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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