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The Twelve Dancing Princesses
     

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

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by John Cech (Retold by), Lucy Corvino (Illustrator)
 

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Welcome the newest addition to John Cech’s widely-praised Classic Fairy Tale Collection.

Every day, twelve princesses mysteriously wear out twelve new pairs of shoes—and neither the king, nor a series of hopeful suitors, can figure out how. Then a simple soldier, with a little magic on his side, gives it a try. Will he succeed where others have

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Welcome the newest addition to John Cech’s widely-praised Classic Fairy Tale Collection.

Every day, twelve princesses mysteriously wear out twelve new pairs of shoes—and neither the king, nor a series of hopeful suitors, can figure out how. Then a simple soldier, with a little magic on his side, gives it a try. Will he succeed where others have failed? Lucy Corvino’s illustrations capture the princesses’ graceful dancing world.

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Praise for the hardcover version of The Twelve Dancing Princesses  “Corvino has create[d] lovely illustrations in the classic fairy-tale style. This adaptation is a worthy purchase for most collections, and the upbeat retelling makes the tale accessible to children as young as five or six years.” —School Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402744358
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
05/05/2009
Series:
Classic Fairy Tale Collection Series
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

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Meet the Author

Lucy Corvino’s books for Sterling include several Classic Starts™ titles, Poetry for Young People: Robert Louis Stevenson, A Father’s Song, and numerous joke and puzzle books. She lives in NJ with her husband, dog, and three cats.

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The Twelve Dancing Princesses (Classic Fairy Tale Collection Series) 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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The twelve dancing is the best book you ever read
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