The Princess's Blankets

The Princess's Blankets


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"A princess lived, once, who was always cold. Even when the bright sun was at its hottest, she never felt warm."

A young princess who can never feel warm. A worried king and queen. A stranger in black with hard gray eyes. A musician with a kind and good heart. Carol Ann Duffy’s powerful new fairy tale explores the depths of human fears, frailty, and love, complemented by a series of beautiful, atmospheric paintings by acclaimed artist Catherine Hyde. Compelling, lyrical, magical — this is the tale of The Princess's Blankets.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763645472
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 11/10/2009
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 12.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Carol Ann Duffy is one of Britain's most acclaimed poets. She has received the Eric Gregory Award, the Cholmondeley Award, the Dylan Thomas Award from the Poetry Society, and the Lannan Literary Award. She became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was nominated for poet laureate in 1999.The Princess’s Blankets is her first title with Candlewick Press.

Catherine Hyde’s paintings combine symbolism and imagery derived from Greek, Norse, European, and Welsh myth. The Princess’s Blankets is her first picture book.

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