Now in the Little Golden Book format, Disney’s The Little Mermaid tells the story of Ariel, a young mermaid who gets the chance to be human after making a deal with an evil sea witch. Michael Teitelbaum has always had an interest in the paranormal, despite a rather normal childhood growing up in Brooklyn, New York. These days, Michael and his wife, Sheleigah, split their time between New York City and their (as yet unhaunted) 170-year-old farmhouse in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York.Sue DiCicco is the author-illustrator of many beloved storybooks for children. Born in Southern California, she attended Cal Arts, then worked for Disney and other studios as an animator before opening her own studio. She illustrated the Little Golden Books The Poky Little Puppy's Wonderful Winter Day and The Poky Little Puppy and the Pumpkin Patch as well as Random House's Step into Reading titles The Poky Little Puppy, The Shy LIttle Kitten, Scuffy the Tugboat, The Little Red Caboose, Tootle, Tawny Scrawny LIon, and The Shy Little Kitten's Christmas. She lives in Santa Barbara, California.