Fairy's Return and Other Princess Tales (eBook)
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Ever since Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine introduced the magical village of Snettering-on-Snoakes in the faraway Kingdom of Biddle, young readers have been laughing their way through her hilarious retellings of famous and not-so-famous fairy tales.Now, for the first time, the six beloved Princess Tales are together in one magnificent volume:The high jinks begin in The Fairys Mistake, which pokes fun at a meddlesome fairy whose plans for good go terribly awry. In The Princess Test, the author spoofs the notion that a pea can prove a persons pedigree. Princess Sonora and the Long Sleep features a genius of a princess, a hundred years of snooze, two princes, and a flock of balding sheep! Cinderella is a boy in Cinderellis and the Glass Hill, and the glass slipper is a glass hill. In For Biddles Sake, Parsley tries to forget her beloved prince and get used to life as a Biddlebum Toad. The road to happily-ever-after isnt easy when a bakers son and a princess fall in love in The Fairys Return.Elements of the classics are woven into these not-so-typical retellings of Toads and Diamonds, The Princess and the Pea, Sleeping Beauty, The Princess on the Glass Hill, Puddocky,
The Golden Goose. The fresh and funny twists on favorite fairy tales will win the hearts and capture the imaginations of young readers everywhere.