The Ordinary Princess

The Ordinary Princess

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by M. M. Kaye
     
 

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Along with Wit, Charm, Health, and Courage, Princess Amy of Phantasmorania receives a special fairy christening gift: Ordinariness. Unlike her six beautiful sisters, she has brown hair and freckles, and would rather have adventures than play the harp, embroider tapestries . . . or become a Queen. When her royal parents try to marry her off, Amy runs away and,

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Along with Wit, Charm, Health, and Courage, Princess Amy of Phantasmorania receives a special fairy christening gift: Ordinariness. Unlike her six beautiful sisters, she has brown hair and freckles, and would rather have adventures than play the harp, embroider tapestries . . . or become a Queen. When her royal parents try to marry her off, Amy runs away and, because she's so ordinary, easily becomes the fourteenth assistant kitchen maid at a neighboring palace. And there . . . much to everyone's surprise . . . she meets a prince just as ordinary (and special) as she is!

"This delightful fairy tale is sure to please young romantics . . . Neither Kaye's princess nor her book should be considered ordinary." (School Library Journal)

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Publishers Weekly
A godmother's final "gift" transforms what should be the luckiest princess and most comely of all (born seventh, a good omen) into an ordinary-looking girl. But that does not stop Princess Amy from living an extraordinary life: she runs away from home when she is promised to a royal stranger. Ages 8-up. (Mar.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780142300855
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
122,598
Product dimensions:
5.13(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.32(d)
Lexile:
1090L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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