Jolie And The Change Of Heart

Jolie And The Change Of Heart

Sponsored by KAATSU, Huntington Beach, California.

There are certain things that most open water swimmers want to avoid in the ocean: jellyfish, sharks, orcas, and poisonous fish.

On the other hand, most swimmers usually enjoy swimming alongside dolphins, turtles, coral, and colorful tropical fish. And many would probably enjoy seeing mermaids in the water.

Mermaids are legendary aquatic creatures with the upper body of a woman and the tail of a fish. Mermaids appear in the folklore of many cultures throughout the world. Christopher Columbus reported seeing mermaids while exploring the Caribbean Sea, and sightings have been reported in the 20th and 21st centuries in Canada, Israel, and Zimbabwe. Short of finding real mermaids in the ocean, children are left to read books about mermaids and their own creative imaginations.

Jolie and the Change of Heart, written by Adriana Suyama and illustrated by Janelle Jordan, is a children’s hardcover book that tells a story about a mermaid who is beautiful – but mean. She has an unhappy accident which tests her vanity, and she is forced to look inside and change her heart. Through a chain of events, she discovers the joy in helping others, and willingly changes her heart to reveal her beauty within.

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Steven Munatones