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Title:
Mermaid myths / Cynthia O'brien.
ISBN:
9781538213728

9781538214459
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2018.
Physical Description:
48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 24 cm.
Abstract:
Discusses the myths and legends about mermaids.
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"Are mermaids compassionate beings waiting to save drowning sailors or vindictive creatures hoping to lure people to their deaths? The answer depends on the lore, which is vast and varied. Through the centuries, people around the world have reported seeing real mermaids on rocks or bobbing in the sea. Even in the 21st century, people are drawn to the mystery of the mermaid. Readers, too, will find the many mermaid stories and hoaxes in this engaging book entertaining as well as educational. Folklore is a unique and entertaining window into studies of world culture."