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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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The Light Princess

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Publisher Comments:

The princess at her christening is cursed by a wicked witch with lightness. She floats blissfully about the castle all day long and, as one can imagine, gets into all sorts of adventures. Gravity, weight, sorrow, suffering — all of this the princess misses, but with all of these she misses love, for what is love without weight, without falling?

Review:

"The author's story demonstrated the power of love through the prince's selflessness and the princess's tears. This fairy tale has endured the test of time." Children's Literature

Synopsis:

This newly illustrated set of four paperbacks holds the complete fantasy stories (except for several longer stories readily available elsewhere) of George MacDonald.The Light PrincessThe Giant's HeartThe CarasoynPort in a StormPapa's Story (A Scot's Christmas Story)

Synopsis:

The Light Princess--the princess who "lost her gravity"--has been essential fiction for several generations of children. This new edition is a companion volume (same page size, similar design) to our edition of The Golden Key, of which Publishers' Weekly said: "Maurice Sendak lights the way through MacDonald's Kingdom with the most mystical, the most poetic pictures of his distinguished career." Now Sendak has made the pictures The Light Princess always deserved to have.

This is the only separate edition available that preserves the authentic text; it is neither cut nor edited nor "improved" in any way.

About the Author

George Macdonald is the author of At the Back of the North Wind.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374444587
Author:
George MacDonald and Maurice Sendak
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Illustrator:
Sendak, Maurice
ill.:
Sendak, Maurice
Author:
MacDonald, George
Author:
Sendak, Maurice
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - General
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Fables
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - General
Edition Number:
Sunburst ed.
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Fiction
Series:
Sunburst Book
Series Volume:
89-269
Publication Date:
19840831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes black-and-white illustrations t
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
7.26 x 4.74 x 0.395 in
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 120 pages Farrar Straus Giroux - English 9780374444587 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The author's story demonstrated the power of love through the prince's selflessness and the princess's tears. This fairy tale has endured the test of time."
"Synopsis" by , This newly illustrated set of four paperbacks holds the complete fantasy stories (except for several longer stories readily available elsewhere) of George MacDonald.The Light PrincessThe Giant's HeartThe CarasoynPort in a StormPapa's Story (A Scot's Christmas Story)
"Synopsis" by ,
The Light Princess--the princess who "lost her gravity"--has been essential fiction for several generations of children. This new edition is a companion volume (same page size, similar design) to our edition of The Golden Key, of which Publishers' Weekly said: "Maurice Sendak lights the way through MacDonald's Kingdom with the most mystical, the most poetic pictures of his distinguished career." Now Sendak has made the pictures The Light Princess always deserved to have.

This is the only separate edition available that preserves the authentic text; it is neither cut nor edited nor "improved" in any way.

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