Synopses & Reviews
One of Hans Christian Andersen’s best-loved fairy tales is given a sprightly and irreverent retelling along with delightful illustrations
It isn’t easy being a prince. Mainly because a prince has to find a perfect princess that he can marry. And how can a prince know whether a princess is real and true? There’s only one way to find out.
Becca has amblyopia and needs to wear both glasses and an eye patch to strengthen her weak eye. She doesn't want the kids at school to know why she's wearing a patch, and leads her friends on imaginative adventures before she confesses to the real reason why she's wearing the eye patch.
Justina Chen Headley is the author of NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH (AND A FEW WHITE LIES (Little, Brown), a young adult novel. She lives in the Pacific Northwest.
About the Author
The kids at school want to know why Becca is wearing glasses and a patch. Instead of telling them she has amblyopia, Becca leads her friends on imaginative adventures to explain her new fashion accessory. Mitch Vane's illustrations capture the spunky exuberance of this resourceful heroine.