The Paper Bag Princess
Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko
First published in 1980 and with over four million copies in print, The Paper Bag Princess (the story of a resourceful princess and her useless prince) has captured the hearts of readers young and old all around the world. The New York Times called it “”one of the best children’s books ever written”” and it has appeared countless times on “”best books”” lists. The story reverses the “”princess and dragon”” folklore stereotype and celebrates feisty females everywhere, making it a firm favourite with female readers of all ages, as well as women’s groups, teachers and librarians.
Some of the best children's books ever written have been about girls -- like The Paper Bag Princess. A great girl-power story. -- Carol Sjostrom Miller "Familyfun" (02/01/2005) A charmingly-illustrated tale of strength for princesses of all ages.--Mari Farthing"MetroFamily Magazine" (04/01/2010) The tale of a princess who, although faced with adversity, saves the day and wins the prize. A charmingly-illustrated tale of strength for princesses of all ages.--Mari Farthing"MetroFamily Magazine" (04/01/2010) A great girl-power story.--Carol Sjostrom Miller"Familyfun" (02/01/2005) One of the best princess stories ever told, Elizabeth turns the princess stereotype on its head, empowering young girls to be true to themselves.--Elizabeth Shaffer"BC Parent" (10/01/2005)
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