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Poor Unfortunate Soul-Villains, Book 3 - by Serena Valentino (Hardcover)

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Poor Unfortunate Soul-Villains, Book 3 - by  Serena Valentino (Hardcover) - image 1 of 1
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About this item


  • The tale of the sea king's daughter Ariel is a beloved one of losing--and then finding--one's own voice.The story has been told many times and in many ways.
  • 224 Pages
  • Young Adult Fiction, Fairy Tales & Folklore
  • Series Name: Villains


About the Book

"Adapted in part from Disney's The Little Mermaid"--Title page verso.

Book Synopsis

The tale of the sea king's daughter Ariel is a beloved one of losing--and then finding--one's own voice.
The story has been told many times and in many ways. But always the mergirl wants more than her world can offer, and her father demands that she live within the confines of his domain. Her rebelliousness costs the little mermaid her voice and nearly her soul. But the power of good prevails, and Ariel emerges proud and unchanged.
And yet this is only half the story. So what of Ariel's nemesis, Ursula, the sea witch? What led to her becoming so twisted, scorned, and filled with hatred? Many tales have tried to explain her motives. Here is one account of what might have shaped the sea witch into a detestable and poor unfortunate soul.
Enjoy Serena Valentino's entire Villain's series
  • Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen (Book 1)
  • The Beast Within: A Tale of Beauty's Prince (Book 2)
  • Poor Unfortunate Soul: A Tale of the Sea Witch (Book 3)
  • Mistress of All Evil: A Tale of the Dark Fairy (Book 4)
  • Mother Knows Best: A Tale of the Old Witch (Book 5)
  • The Odd Sisters: A Villains Novel (Book 6)
  • Evil Thing (Book 7)

About the Author

Serena Valentino has been weaving tales that combine mythos and guile for the past decade. She has earned critical acclaim in both the comic and horror domains, where she is known for her unique style of storytelling, bringing her readers into exquisitely frightening worlds filled with terror, beauty, and extraordinary protagonists. The books in her best-selling Villains series are best enjoyed when read in the following order: Fairest of All, The Beast Within, Poor Unfortunate Soul, Mistress of All Evil.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.1 Inches (H) x 5.4 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)
Weight: .75 Pounds
Suggested Age: 12-18 Years
Number of Pages: 224
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Sub-Genre: Fairy Tales & Folklore
Series Title: Villains
Publisher: Disney Press
Theme: General
Format: Hardcover
Author: Serena Valentino
Language: English
Street Date: July 26, 2016
TCIN: 51409043
UPC: 9781484724057
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-7078
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.9 inches length x 5.4 inches width x 7.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.75 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
100% would recommend
3 recommendations

Seeing My Most Hated Villain In A New Light!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Kendall - 9 months ago
his book is super good! Ursula is always seen as the Villain in The Little Mermaid & she is a villain, but reading her backstory really made me re-see her a human with emotions & not a heartless soul of a sea witch. Ursula went through so much growing up having no family to love her for what she truly is, she lost her father, she did have the sister witches (mostly Circe who Ursula also tricked) as friends, & she did want Ariel (who is her niece) in her life, but with her insecurities, trauma, loss, wanting revenge, & heart break, she only cared about herself at the end of the day. ALSO READ THE DEDICATION FROM THE AUTHOR AT THE BEGINNING OF THE BOOK: THERE IS A FUN FACT THAT GOES BACK TO THE OTHER BOOKS!
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5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Disney book lover - 4 years ago
It was such an amazing story just like all those before and after it! I loved hearing her story and learning about why she is who she is!
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Poor Unfortunate ME!

5 out of 5 stars
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JonOlivencia - 7 years ago, Verified purchaser
Currently reading this and I am LOVING IT, I am having to force myself to put it down so I can space it out!
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