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The Princess Tales, Volume I - Gail Carson Levine, Mark Elliott
The Princess Tales, Volume I
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Once upon a time... A kind sister and a cruel one. A charming prince. A spiteful fairy. A hundred-year snooze. A pea under a pile of mattresses. A kiss. All the familiar ingredients, but why is the punished sister happy? Where did that extra prince come from, and what does a flock of balding... show more
Once upon a time... A kind sister and a cruel one. A charming prince. A spiteful fairy. A hundred-year snooze. A pea under a pile of mattresses. A kiss. All the familiar ingredients, but why is the punished sister happy? Where did that extra prince come from, and what does a flock of balding sheep or a fleck of tuna in a chocolate cake have to do with anything? Gail Carson Levine has waved her magic wand over three well-known fairy tales, and presto! They are transformed -- and sparklingly funny-in these delightful retellings: The Fairy's Mistake The Princess Test Princess Sonora and the Long Sleep Happily ever after has never been so hilarious!
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060518417 (0060518413)
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Series: The Princess Tales (#1)
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Leah's Bookshelf
Leah's Bookshelf rated it
4.0 The Princess Tales, Volume I
My love affair with fairy tales isn't something new, but it was pretty much comatose for a good 10 years. Then, in 2007, I selected "Myth and Fairy Tales" as one of my electives in college and the affair was transformed into a bona fide relationship. That class, its textbooks, and the papers I had t...
mollysmommyreads
mollysmommyreads rated it
4.0 The Princess Tales, Volume I
Gail Carson Levine is one of those amazing authors who never put out anything that isn't amazing. I wish her novels had existed before I was an adult because they would have been right up my alley in middle school. Of course they are still up my alley and I'm 40 so I guess it doesn't really matter.
mollysmommyreads
mollysmommyreads rated it
4.0 The Princess Tales, Volume II
Gail Carson Levine is one of those amazing authors who never put out anything that isn't amazing. I wish her novels had existed before I was an adult because they would have been right up my alley in middle school. Of course they are still up my alley and I'm 40 so I guess it doesn't really matter.
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
I love these stories. Short, clever fairy tale retellings, they're great for kids just starting to read on their own, and younger kids who like listening.
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