Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Summer Books For Kids: Princess Tales From Candlewick Press


Princess and the Presents

Candlewick Press has the perfect summer reading materials for young royals!

The Princess and the Presents

By Caryl Hart, illustrated by Sarah Warburton
Price: $16.99 ∙ 32 pages ∙ Ages 3-7

Princess Ruby is the most spoiled princess you could ever meet. And when it’s her birthday, there are so many presents that the palace literally bulges at the seams. But when the palace and gifts finally collapse on the poor king, the tiny tyrant realizes that she has overlooked the most precious thing of all.

My daughter read it twice when we received it. Great drawings and engaging tale

Princess and the Peas

The Princess and the Peas

By Caryl Hart, illustrated by Sarah Warburton
$16.99 ∙ 32 pages ∙ Ages 3-7

Lily-Rose May will not eat her peas. Even when her father turns them into the most fabulous smoothies, shakes, or cupcakes, Lily can always tell they are there and turns her little nose up at them. Luckily, the doctor knows exactly what to do. He diagnoses an incurable case of princess-itus and sends Lily to live at the palace. Unfortunately for Lily-Rose May, the perfect food for a princess is . . . well . . . that would be telling!


Garden Princess

Garden Princess

By Kristin Kladstrup
$5.99 ∙ 272 pages ∙ Ages 10+

Dig in to this middle-grade fantasy featuring a horticulturally minded princess, a beautiful but evil witch, and a magpie with a shameful secret.

“What could have been just another fairy tale hints at a rich backstory and sweeps the reader into a bewitching adventure. The book is neatly paced, particularly in the latter half, when the chapters alternate between Edward and Adele. A solid choice for reluctant readers.” – Booklist

The Big Princess

The Big Princess

By Taro Miura
$4.99 ∙ 40 pages ∙ Ages 2-5

A simple fairy tale meets bold, geometric art in this fresh, witty story from Japan.

“The unique digital collage artwork will inspire a host of related art activities. The Big Princess is bound to be a big hit.” – School Library Journal

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