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Princess Diaries #01: The Princess Diaries

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Publisher Comments:

She's just a New York City girl living with her artist mom...

News Flash: Dad is prince of Genovia. (So that's why a limo meets her at the airport!)

Downer: Dad can't have any more kids. (So no heir to the throne.)

Shock of the Century: Like it or not, Mia Thermopolis is prime princess material.

Mia must take princess lessons from her dreaded grandmére, the dowager princess of Genovia, who thinks Mia has a thing or two to learn before she steps up to the throne.

Well, her father can lecture her until he's royal-blue in the face about her princessly duty — no way is she moving to Genovia and leaving Manhattan behind. But what's a girl to do when her name is Princess Amelia Mignonette Grimaldi Thermopolis Renaldo?

Review:

"She whines; she gloats; she cheers, worries, rants, and raves; reading her journal is like reading a note from your best friend." ALA Booklist

Review:

"It?s got all the bubbly and frivolous pleasure of imported champagne, and readers will drink it in." The Bulletin of the Center for Children?s Books

Review:

"If girrrrl heroines are what you want, the hilarious Princess Diaries has a winner in sassy Mia." Twist

About the Author

Meg Cabot is the author of the best-selling, critically acclaimed, immensely popular Princess Diaries novels, as well as All-American Girl, Haunted, and two Regency novels, Nicola and the Viscount and Victoria and the Rogue. Meg was born in Bloomington, Indiana, and her childhood was spent in pursuit of air conditioning, of which there was little at the time in southern Indiana. A primary source proved to be the Monroe County Public Library, where Meg whiled away many hours, reading the complete works of Jane Austen, Judy Blume, and Barbara Cartland.

Armed with a fine arts degree from Indiana University, Meg moved to New York City, intent upon pursuing a career in freelance illustration. Illustrating, however, soon got in the way of Meg's true love, writing, and so she abandoned it and got a job as the assistant manager of an undergraduate dormitory at New York University, writing on the weekends, and whenever her boss wasn't looking.

Meg lives in New York City with her husband, Benjamin, a poet, financial market writer and fellow Hoosier, and their one-eyed cat, Henrietta.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380978489
Author:
Cabot, Meg
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Author:
by Meg Cabot
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Royalty (kings queens princes princesses knights etc.)
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Social Situations - Adolescence
Subject:
Family - Multigenerational
Subject:
Fathers and daughters
Subject:
Identity
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Princess Diaries (Hardcover)
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.58x5.68x.94 in. .74 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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Product details 240 pages HarperCollins Publishers - English 9780380978489 Reviews:
"Review" by , "She whines; she gloats; she cheers, worries, rants, and raves; reading her journal is like reading a note from your best friend."
"Review" by , "It?s got all the bubbly and frivolous pleasure of imported champagne, and readers will drink it in."
"Review" by , "If girrrrl heroines are what you want, the hilarious Princess Diaries has a winner in sassy Mia."
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