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The Story of Princess Olivia: Wherein an optimistic slip of a girl brings sunshine into the lives of her Royal Parents, the whiny King and the scolding Queen, and out smarts the despicable Count Carlos Maximillian von Dusseldorf (with two sâ??s) and

The Story of Princess Olivia: Wherein an optimistic slip of a girl brings sunshine into the lives of her Royal Parents, the whiny King and the scolding Queen, and out smarts the despicable Count Carlos Maximillian von Dusseldorf (with two sâ??s) and

by Charles Egbert
     
 

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Princess Olivia - How it came to be. A few years ago, my wife, Carol, was a vendor at a Vermont Farmers' Market. A farmer, Mimi, sold goat cheese in the stand next to her. Her daughter, Olivia was a shy, blonde, girl who raced around the market playing games with a friend. Every Saturday I helped Carol set-up her paintings and then enjoyed the market. When it was time

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Princess Olivia - How it came to be. A few years ago, my wife, Carol, was a vendor at a Vermont Farmers' Market. A farmer, Mimi, sold goat cheese in the stand next to her. Her daughter, Olivia was a shy, blonde, girl who raced around the market playing games with a friend. Every Saturday I helped Carol set-up her paintings and then enjoyed the market. When it was time to pack up, I helped Carol and Olivia helped Mimi. We all became friends. One day Olivia

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"A fun and irreverent take on classic fairy tales, with a novel New England setting. Sure to be enjoyed by adults and kids alike!" -- S.S. Taylor, author of The Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man's Canyon

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593731472
Publisher:
Bunker Hill Publishing Inc
Publication date:
10/01/2013
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 5.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Charles F.D. Egbert read classic children's stories to his three sons and created stories filled with wild adventures, high wire acts, arctic hunting expeditions and even a talking horse. He met the 'real' Olivia at a Vermont farmer's market. She was an imaginative child, eight years old, brave as a bear and a world class hoola-hooper. Mr. Egbert is the author of a dozen plays and a novel for adults entitled A Question of Survival. He lives with his wife Carol, also an author,in Quechee, VT.

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