Ariel cameo

Ariel and Flounder in Taking Nemo

Summary of Fairy Tale

The Little Mermaid illustration

Illustration by Edmund Dulac

The Little Mermaid Disney movie poster

Disney movie poster

"The Little Mermaid" (Danish: Den lille havfrue) is a popular fairy tale by the Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen about a young mermaid willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul and the love of a human prince.

Written originally as a ballet, the tale was first published in 1837 and has been adapted to various media including musical theatre and animated film.

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Appearances in MAD

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