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The Paper Princess by Elisa Kleven

A gust of wind sends a paper princess flying. 'Wait! I didn't finish you,' cries the little girl who made her. 'I'll finish myself,' calls the princess, and the wind carries her away, over a meadow and a river, to a carnival and a town, until finally she finds her way home. Elisa Kleven's 'mixed-media collages are a kaleidoscope of color and activity, encompassing a vast, multiracial cast of happy people' (Publishers Weekly). 'The best book yet from this talented author/illustrator, and one that children will love.' — School Library Journal, starred reviewElisa Kleven's award-winning picture books include her own Ernst and The Lion and the Little Red Bird, the illustrations for Abuela, by Arthur Dorros, and her most recent book for Dutton, The Puddle Pail. She lives near San Francisco, California.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140564242
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 05/28/1998
Series: Picture Puffin Books Series
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 549,181
Product dimensions: 8.13(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.13(d)
Lexile: AD280L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Elisa Kleven writes and illustrates picture books because she's never outgrown a deep childhood urge to enter a magical world. To date, she has written and illustrated 13 books and illustrated 15 others, including her School Library Journal Best Book, Puddle Pail, which also features the crocodile brothers, Ernst and Sol; her New York Times Best Illustrated Book, Sun BreadThe Lion and the Little Red Bird; and The Paper Princess. Elisa and her family and live in Albany, California.

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Paper Princess 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
the_princess More than 1 year ago
i used to love this book when i was younger. my mom read it to me almost every night! i recommend it to anyone ages 4-8, you'll love it!