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Book To Movie

The Book
The Little Mermaid
By Hans Christian Andersen

Summary: A little sea princess, longing to be human, trades her mermaid's tail for legs, hoping to win the love of a prince and earn an immortal soul for herself.

Author Note, Reviews, and Excerpt

If you like this story, you might like:

The Ugly Duckling by H.C. Andersen

Tales from the Brother Grimm : a classic illustrated edition compiled by Cooper Edens

The Book of Fairies selected and illustrated by Michael Hague

See the past book to movie features

The MoviePonyo
Rated G

Summary:  A young boy named Sosuke rescues a goldfish named Ponyo, and they embark on a fantastic journey of friendship before Ponyo's father forces her to return to the sea. Ponyo's desire to be human upsets the balance of nature and only Ponyo's mother can restore nature's balance and make Ponyo's dreams come true. Includes World of Ghibli, an extraordinary interactive experience.

Official website
Cast, Producer and Director, More Info

If you like this movie, you might like:
The Emperor's new clothes ... and more Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales
Howl’s Moving Castle


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