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Princess Smartypants

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Princess Smartypants is pretty, rich, and single. She's also clever, headstrong, and independent. So when her parents demand that she finally marry, what's a princess to do? The cunning Smartypants sets up a series of impossible tasks that any suitor is destined to fall. But when Prince Swashbuckle shows up, has the princess finally met her match?<P>"Clever details add to the fun.... (Cole) presents a new slant on the traditional fairy tale princess in a light-handed, tongue-in-cheek manner. A refreshing alternative". — School Library Journal<P>"She's a thoroughly amusing modern princess, kind of like Pippi Longstocking pretending to be Stephanie of Monaco". — The Washington Post<P>"The illustrations provide the light-hearted touch that makes the story fun, with plenty of amusing monsters and humorous details". — Kirkus Reviews

Synopsis:

"Originally published in 1986 by Hamish Hamilton Children's Books, London"--T.p. verso.

Synopsis:

Princess Smartypants enjoys being an independent Ms. and has no intention of getting married. When family pressure mounts, she agrees to look for a mate but sets the candidates tasks that are impossible. But then Prince Swashbuckle shows up....

"Truly comical watercolors in softly glowing colors complement this fairy tale parody perfectly....A refreshing alternative."

--School Library Journal

About the Author

Babette Cole is the zany, inspired pen and brush behind a number of wildly popular and successful children's books. In a review of The BAD Good Manners Book (Dial), Publishers Weekly hailed her as "a connoisseur of the ridiculous." Ms. Cole lives in Lincolnshire, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780698115552
Author:
Cole, Babette
Publisher:
Paperstar Book
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Princes and princesses
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Humorous Retelling
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Publication Date:
19970431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
7.10x8.68x.13 in. .21 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 32 pages PaperStar Book - English 9780698115552 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Originally published in 1986 by Hamish Hamilton Children's Books, London"--T.p. verso.
"Synopsis" by ,
Princess Smartypants enjoys being an independent Ms. and has no intention of getting married. When family pressure mounts, she agrees to look for a mate but sets the candidates tasks that are impossible. But then Prince Swashbuckle shows up....

"Truly comical watercolors in softly glowing colors complement this fairy tale parody perfectly....A refreshing alternative."

--School Library Journal

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