The Little Lone Mermaid Workbook
This workbook contains the text of the children's short story "The Little Lone Mermaid" by M.A. Hoyer (1912), complete with original illustrations. This item is seven pages in length, with questions and activities. Click here to print. Terms in alphabetical order: astonished, complained, comrade, frightened, hesitated, mermaid, nobility, particularly, precious, splendid.
"She was rather a lonely little Mermaid, for she had no brothers or sisters, and being a Princess she was not allowed to play with any one who was not of high birth, and it so happened that scarcely any of the nobility who attended the Court had any little children. Her Father and Mother, the Mer-King and Queen, lived in a splendid palace, built of coral and mother-of-pearl, surrounded by lovely gardens, where grew the choicest and most beautiful sea-flowers; and the little Princess was most carefully educated, and always went about attended by a guard of honor of four soldier-crabs, and two great sword-fish, who protected her from every danger..."