Mpunzanyana, the brave princess of the South African Xhosa, marries a five-headed serpent to save her sister. Lina, the spoiled princess of Germany, foolishly turns away the love of a king. And Maix, a headstrong princess of the Central American Maya, defies her father and runs away with her true loveonly to be captured by an ogre.
Join these three princesses and many more for a breathtaking journey around the world and back through time, where anything can happenincluding a happy ending.
|Series:||Trophy Chapter Bks.|
|Product dimensions:||5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.22(d)|
|Lexile:||740L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||7 - 10 Years|
About the Author
Shirley Climo's love of folklore began in her childhood and has provided the background for many of her children's books, such as The Korean Cinderella, Magic & Mischief: Tales from Cornwall, A Treasury of Princesses: Princess Tales from Around the World, A Treasury of Mermaids: Mermaid Tales from Around the World, and Someone Saw a Spider: Spider Facts and Folktales, an NCTE Teacher's Choice and Library of Congress Best Children's Book that was originally inspired by her research for Cobweb Christmas. Mrs. Climo and her husband live in Los Altos, California.
Angelo Tillery's sensitive and expressive art has graced books for children and young adults. He received his training at New York City's High School of Art and Design, and Parsons School of Design. He currently lives in New York City.