This unusual illustrated storybook features 5 short stories that are similar to
and match up with the 1994 novel series, in that the stories are
focused on life in the palace and especially the seven princesses, Attina is a bookworm,
Adella is beauty-obsessed, and other things. The stories in this book are:
Ursula's Curse - Ariel puts on a ring cursed by Ursula and falls into a deep
Toby the Terrible - The princesses take turns babysitting Toby, a merboy with a
deep mischievous streak.
Sea Horse Steeplechase - Ariel becomes coach for her sisters in the sea horse
steeplechase race. (Nice depiction of Ariel as bossy when she's in charge. She's far more similar
to Triton than she realizes!)
Having a Ball - Triton and family receive an invite for a ball by Lady Ula, a new
arrival in Atlantica.
Flounder Goes North - Ariel befriends Anemone, a mermaid from the Arctic who's
amazed by the beauty of Atlantica.
The scans below are only of the illlustrations in the book.
Ariel is My Babysitter (2016)
This book is part of a [Princess] is My Babysitter series, and in Ariel's case she gets to be
the babysitter of Melvin, a little octopus that is excitable and clever in thwarting his guardian for the day.