Description : ONCE UPON A TIME... A princess laughed, A princess sang, Another made a trade. One told stories, One was kind, Another refused to wed. One cast spells, One was cursed, Another silently sewed every day. And one tossed golden apples away in ten fairy tales retold. In Princess Tales Around the World ten beloved princess stories, ingeniously told and gorgeously illustrated—with hidden pictures for readers to find—by author Grace Maccarone and artist Gail de Marcken, will delight readers, happily ever after. Tales include: Rapunzel, The Golden Goose, The Little Mermaid, The Firebird, Scheherazade, Princess Moonlight, The Princess on the Glass Hill, The Loathsome Dragon, Toads and Diamonds, and Six Swans, with Source Notes from the author.
Description : Think there's just one fairy tale with an overworked girl and wicked stepsisters? Think again! Cultures all around the world have their own Cinderella stories. Visit Canada, China, Egypt and France, and find out whose glass slippers are made of red silk, and whose fairy godmother is a fish.
Description : Presents a collection of seven stories about princesses, including "The Frog Prince," "Popocatepetl and the Princess," and "Kate Crackernuts."
Description : ANTHOLOGIES (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). A blend of traditional and modern princess tales from around the world, retold for younger readers. Every story is accompanied by magical illustrations. Kids can enter the fairy tale world of princesses with beautiful illustrations that bring make-believe characters, such as damsels in distress and brave heroines and heroes, magically to life. Age 7+
Description : On these pages we meet adventurous princes, romantic princesses, wily peasants, tricky animals-and an abundance of monsters, djinns, gods, goddesses, and powerful magicians. In colorful, exotic settings reminiscent of The Arabian Nights, brave heroes and virtuous heroines triumph over the forces of evil, often with fantastical or comic results. These folktales, collected orally in the desert state of Rajasthan in 1986-87, are eloquent reflections of the great cultural traditions of India, and are stories that bring enchantment to audiences everywhere.
Description : Beginning with her original incarnation as Snowdrop, the character of Snow White has enchanted readers young and old for countless generations. Snow White and Other Classic Princess Stories brings together “Snowdrop” (the original version of “Snow White”) by the Brothers Grimm with other classic princess tales from storytellers Hans Christian Andersen and Charles Perrault like “Rapunzel,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Ashputtel (Cinderella)”, and “Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty).” Beloved by readers of all ages, these stories have been adapted numerous times for the stage and screen, and continue to inspire modern interpretations. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.