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85

The Little Mermaid — Disney video

Disney's Little Mermaid tells children life can be joy, whereas Hans Christian Anderson says it is forlorn pain.
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Preferring human over mermaid values, Ariel puts her soul in the control of a treacherous sea-witch to become a human maiden so she can earn Prince Eric's love.

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80

The Wolfhound

A children's book about a Borzoi - the Russian Wolfhound
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Risking the Tsar's punishment for theiving, Pavel courageously saves a beautiful wolfhound, and receives an unexpected justice.

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39

Silent Movie

"Silent Movie" presents wealth as a consequence of luck.
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Mainly through luck, an immigrant boy becomes a silent-movie star, bringing his family together and making them wealthy.

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30

The Village of a Hundred Smiles and Other Stories

children's book / cover image / The Village of a Hundred Smiles and Other Stories
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This collection is of four short 'oriental' stories of a rather odd villager's experiences with travel, a bicycle, a kite and an inconsiderate merchant.

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28

The Little Mermaid — ed. Booss, Claire

children's book - cover image - The Little Mermaid - Booss
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In her quest for immortality a mermaid princess falls in love with a human, but after immense suffering and failure in life, she only partially reaches her goal.

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25

The Little Mermaid — ed. Hautzig, Deborah

children's book - cover image - The Little Mermaid - Hautzig
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This is The Little Mermaid ‘lite’ –in a quest for immortality a mermaid princess falls in love with a human and, after lightly portrayed suffering and failure in life, she only partially reaches her goal.

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21

The Little Mermaid (ed. Maloney, Margaret)

children's book - cover image - The Little Mermaid - Maloney
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This is an ‘intermediate’ The Little Mermaid –in a quest for immortality a mermaid princess falls in love with a human but, after lightly portrayed suffering and failure in life, she only partially reaches her goal.

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13

Whispering Wind

children's book - cover image - Whispering Wind
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This is an aboriginal warning to girls, in which Whispering Wind's innocence is taken, when a warrior charms her, steals her away to the village of the man-wolves, and 'ravages' her.