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How the mermaid got her tale.


Long, long ago there was a beautiful girl that lived in Scotland and her name was Lilly and she was very sensible.

But a witch was always bothering her. The witch got so mad that she said, "When you are sixteen, you will turn into a mermaid and live in the sea."

So Lilly tried to stay out of the witch's way. If she saw the witch, she would go back to her house.

One day, she saw the witch again. The witch chased her back to her house. The witch said, "Make her legs turn into a tail."

Suddenly she found herself on the bedroom floor, flopping around like a giant fish. The witch grabbed her by the tail and dragged her down the stairs, out of the front door, across the garden, to the pier and dropped her into the sea. "Don't come back Fishtail, or I'll make you into fish pie." So Lilly the mermaid swam off and was never seen again.

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it could be longer 6th May 2018
I ABSOLOUTLY LOVE MERMAIDS!!! but I do think the story could've had more detail and I think it could've been longer. 18th April 2018
I also love mermaids and I've dreamt of myself actually being a mermaid and I watch h2o just add water and mako mermaid! 2nd March 2018
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