The Princess and the Pony
Publish date: 2015-06-30
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages no: 40
Edition language: English
accidentally crossed my desk and it just drew me in, hilarious.
Princess Pinecone wants to be a warrior and get cool trophies or weapons, but instead she tends to get big fuzzy sweaters. For her birthday this year, what she wants the more than anything is a horse. A big, brave, strong horse. A warrior horse, fit for the warrior princess that she is. Her parents ...
A farting pony, a racially and culturally diverse cast, a mixed race main character as a young princess with a desire to be a champion warrior only for her birthday, instead of a warhorse, she receives an adorable little pony. Sounds good so far. Despite the positive female 'girl power' role model...
Spoiler Rating: Moderate Ashers, oh my goodness. I know you know Kate Beaton, because Hark! A Vagrant is a thing we've shared. So I'm assuming you've heard plenty of mutterings around the Internet about her picture book The Princess and the Pony. I'd been sidling my way toward this book since ...
Okay, well, you'd think I'd have learned by now to avoid things with "Princess" in the title. Usually that doesn't go so well for me (see my reviews of the Princeless series and the Courageous Princess). However, Kate Beaton, has to be one of my favorite comic artists ever. I love her art, I lov...