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The Princess Gown

Linda Leopold Strauss · Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

With the look of a classic storybook and a setting of palace courtyards and old-world shops and streets, this book features a one-of-a-kind wedding dress. When small Hannah discovers a smudge on the gown her family has created for the princess, she finds a way not only to cover the mistake...
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The paper bag princess

Robert N Munsch; Michael Martchenko; Susie Berneis; Dreamscape Media · Dreamscape Media
Format: VHS]

Princess Elizabeth is slated to marry Prince Ronald when a dragon attacks the castle and kidnaps him. In resourceful and humorous fashion, Elizabeth finds the dragon, outsmarts him, and rescues Ronald - who is less than pleased at her un-princess-like appearance.
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Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude

Kevin O'Malley · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When their teacher gives a joint storytelling assignment, a boy and a girl have different ideas of how their fairy tale should evolve. Can they agree on who will live happily ever after? With a cool motorcycle dude and a beautiful princess the possibilities are endless!

Once...

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An African Princess

Lyra Edmonds · Candlewick Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A young girl makes some reassuring discoveries about her identity when she visits her mother's island home in this upbeat story matched with bold, richly patterned illustrations.I walk tall and say, "I'm Lyra. I'm an African princess. That's me."Lyra's mama...
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The Princess Knight

Cornelia Caroline Funke · The Chicken House/Scholastic
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Cornelia Funke, author of the international best-seller THE THIEF LORD, makes her brilliant debut as a picture-book writer with this winning tale of a young princess's adventure!

Violet is a young princess who wishes she could show the world that she is just as brave and strong as her brothers....
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The Well at the End of the World

Robet D. San Souci · Chronicle Books; First Edition edition
Format: Print book

Princess Rosamond isn't your typical princess. She prefers good books to good looks and keeps both the royal accounts and the castle drawbridge in working order. When her greedy stepmother and stepsister scheme to spend the royal treasury and her father, the king, falls ill, Rosamond...
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The Princess and the Pizza

Mary Jane Auch · Holiday House; 1st edition
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

An out-of-work princess applies to become the bride of Prince Drupert, but first she must pass several tests, including a cooking contest.
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Princess Penelope's Parrot

Helen Lester · HMH Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition
Format: Book

The delightfully droll humor is carried out in whimsical watercolor illustrations. School Library Journal Spoiled Princess Penelopes new parrot simply wont talk, even when she rattles its cage, calls it names, and threatens to chain it up. But when Prince Percival comes courting, the clever...
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Many Moons

James Thurber · Sandpiper
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

A wise tale of a little princess who wanted the moon and got it. “Grown-ups themselves will find the book hilariously funny. . . . The lovely, squiggly illustrations in color are exactly right.”--The New Yorker
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Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots?

Carmela LaVigna Coyle · Rising Moon
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Every inquisitive little girl wonders what it is really like to be a genuine princess. At the heart of Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots? lives an energetic, spirited, and contemporary child who has lots of important questions for her mom. Do princesses ride tricycles, climb trees, do chores,...
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Princess Baby, Night-Night

Karen Katz · Schwartz & Wade
Format: Print book

Poor Princess Baby. It’s bedtime, but she isn’t sleepy in this adorable follow-up to the first Princess Baby book. After all, there is so much a princess baby needs to do. PJs need to be put on, toys need to be put away, the perfect book needs to be chosen, and her beloved...
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The Princess School: Who's the Fairest?

Jane Mason · Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Paperback

Can Snow White's friends help her face the wickedest witch of all...her own stepmother?The Maiden Games are fast approaching and Snow White is frozen with fear. It's bad enough that Princess School will be facing off against the nasty witches who attend the nearby Grimm School....
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Once Upon A Curse

E D Baker · Bloomsbury
Pages: 244
Format: Print book

Many years ago a slighted fairy placed a curse on a beautiful young princess-a curse that caused her and all her female descendants to turn into mean, ugly witches if they ever touched a flower after turning sixteen. Now, Princess Emma, who is about to turn sixteen herself, is determined...

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Diary of a Fairy Godmother

Drazen Kozjan · Hyperion Books for Children
Pages: 170
Format: Hardcover

Hunky Dory is at the top of her class in charm school. She can make flowers wilt like wet spaghetti. She can make thunder rumble like a whale's bellyache. And she can turn any prince into a frog-but she always changes them back. That's when she knows there'll be a problem
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Fancy Nancy

Jane O'Connor · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Meet Nancy, who believes that more is ALWAYS better when it comes to being fancy. From the top of her tiara down to her sparkly studded shoes, Nancy is determined to teach her family a thing or two about being fancy.

How Nancy transforms her parents and little sister for one enchanted...

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Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

Kevin Henkes · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Lilly loves everything about school, especially her cool teacher, Mr. Slinger. But when Lilly brings her purple plastic purse and its treasures to school and can't wait until sharing time, Mr. Slinger confiscates her prized possessions. Lilly's fury leads to revenge and then to remorse...

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Lilly's Big Day

Kevin Henkes · Greenwillow Books; First Edition edition
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Mr Slinger has big newsHes getting marriedMarriedLilly has big plansShes going to be the flower girlLilly has always wanted to be a flower girlEven more than a surgeon or a diva or a hairdresserBut whats the biggestthe bestthe most perfect thing of allYoure invited to the wedding -- so start...
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Olivia

Ian Falconer · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Book

Have fun with Olivia...

-dressing up
-singing songs
-building sand castles
-napping (maybe)
-dancing
-painting on walls
-and -- whew! --

going to sleep at last.
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Princess Smartypants

Babette Cole · Puffin
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Princess Smartypants enjoys being an independent Ms. and has no intention of getting married. When family pressure mounts, she agrees to look for a mate but sets the candidates tasks that are impossible. But then Prince Swashbuckle shows up.... "Truly comical watercolors in softly...
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Miss Spider's Tea Party

David Kirk
Format: Book

When lonely Miss Spider tries to host a tea party, the other bugs refuse to come for fear of being eaten!

Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/1994Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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Charlie and Lola: Snow is My Favorite and My Best (Charlie & Lola)

Lauren Child · Dial; 1 edition
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The weatherman has predicted snow, and Lola absolutely cannot wait. She just loves snow. "Why can't it be winter ALL the time?" she asks her brother. But on an adventure to the Arctic, Charlie shows Lola why never-ending snow might not be so perfect for kids. How could Lola...
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Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale

Mo Willems · Hyperion; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Trixie, Daddy, and Knuffle Bunny take a trip to the neighborhood Laundromat. But the exciting adventure takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes somebunny was left behind Using a combination of muted black-and-white photographs and expressive illustrations, this stunning book tells a brilliantly...
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Sugar Plum Ballerinas: Dancing Diva

Whoopi Goldberg · Hyperion Book CH
Format: Book

Epatha knows she's the perfect pick for the lead in the new Sugar Plum ballet. But her dream role isn’t as fabulosa as she imagined. When she tries to spice up the choreography with her free-spirited style it’s up to the rest of the Sugar Plum Ballerinas to keep...
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Happy Princess (Carmen Browne)

Stephanie Perry Moore · Lift Every Voice; New Edition edition
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Growing up in a family of five as an energetic preteen, Carmen Browne is determined to live her life to please God. So far we followed Carmen as she began to face both major and minor life issues such as an unexpected family move, her big brother's search for his birth family, and the tragedy...
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Ivy + Bean

Annie Barrows · Spotlight
Format: Book

The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldn't be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to hidequickIvy comes to the rescue, proving that sometimes the best of friends are people never meant to like each other. Vibrant characters and lots...
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Accidentally friends

Lisa Papademetriou · Scholastic
Pages: 153
Format: Print book

Having accidentally proven herself fabulous to the Queen of Mean and her League, Allington Academy seventh-grader Amy now tries to find true friends.
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How I Survived Middle School #12: I Thought We Were Friends!

Nancy E. Krulik · Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Paperback

How I Survived Middle School presents everyday issues that only bestselling author Nancy Krulik can address with her humor and hands-on experience.It's Career Day at school, and Jenny's favorite aunt, the art director at a greeting card company, comes to speak. When her aunt takes...
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Clementine

Sara Pennypacker · Hyperion Book CH; First Edition edition
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Clementine is having not so good of a week.On Monday she's sent to the principal's office for cutting off Margaret's hair. Tuesday, Margaret's mother is mad at her. Wednesday, she's sent to the principal again. Thursday, Margaret stops speaking to her. Friday starts...
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Gooney Bird Greene

Lois Lowry · Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

From the moment Gooney Bird Greene arrives at Watertower Elementary School, her fellow second-graders are intrigued by her unique sense of style and her unusual lunches. So when story time arrives, the choice is unanimous: they want to hear about Gooney Bird Greene. And that suits her just...
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Still Just Grace (The Just Grace Series)

Charise Mericle Harper · Houghton Mifflin Books for Children; None edition
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

A fun new boy has just moved in next door to Grace’s best friend, Mimi. When Grace has to go away on a family trip during school, she is terrified that when she comes back Mimi will be best friends with Max instead! After her trip, not only does it seem her fear has come true, but Mimi...
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Cinderella

Michele Marineau · Tundra Books; First Edition edition
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Cynthia lives happily with her father in a big city. Happily, that is, until her father falls in love and remarries. Life with Cynthia’s new stepmother and stepsisters turns out to be grueling and tiresome. Then the king announces that he will throw a grand ball for all his citizens....
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Chickerella

Mary Jane Auch · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: School & Library Binding

When Chickerellas new stepmother and stepsisters, Ovumelda and Cholestera, move in, life in the chicken coop takes a turn for the worse. Forced to cook and clean for her new family, Chickerella wont even be able to attend the Fowl Ball, that is, until her Fairy Goosemother appears. The unusually...
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Snow White: The Graphic Novel (Graphic Spin)

Martin Powell · Capstone Publishers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Once upon a time, an evil queen possessed a powerful mirror. It spoke only the truth, which often pleased the queen. But when the mirror reveals that the queen is no longer the fairest lady in the land, her heart grows cold. She seeks revenge against the beautiful maiden, vowing to destroy...
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Rose Red and Snow White

Ruth Sanderson · Crocodile Books
Pages: 1
Format: Print book

A beautiful retelling of the classic Brothers Grimm tale with lavish full-color oil paintings

Red Rose and Snow White are as different as two sisters can be. Even so, they get along and, together with their mother, make a cozy life in their cottage in the woods.

Then...
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Pretty Salma: A Little Red Riding Hood Story from Africa

Niki Daly · Clarion Books; First American Edition edition
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When Granny asks Pretty Salma to go to the market one day, she warns her not to talk to strangers. But cunning Mr. Dog tricks Salma, and before she knows it, he’s wearing her stripy ntama, her pretty white beads, and her yellow sandals. And he’s on his way to Granny’s...
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Red Riding Hood: The Graphic Novel (Graphic Spin)

Martin Retold by: Powell · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 40
Format: Audiobook

One morning, young Ruby sets out to visit her grandma's house. She wears a Red Riding Hood to protect her from the forest's evil creatures. But will it? A hungry, old wolf has some evil plans of his own.
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Red Ridin' in the Hood: and Other Cuentos

Patricia Santos Marcantonio · Farrar
Pages: 181
Format: Print book

Famous tales refashioned in Latin American settings

Eleven classic tales are retold with an injection of Latino culture, providing a twist on the traditional forms while sustaining a freshness all their own. The title story, "Red Ridin' in the Hood," moves the setting...

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Sleeping Beauty: The Graphic Novel (Graphic Spin)

Martin Powell · Capstone Publishers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Once upon a time, an evil faerie cursed a young princess. On her fifteenth birthday, the princess pricked her finger on a spindle and fell into a spell of sleep. Trapped behind poisonous thorns and guarded by deadly zombies, only the bravest soul can awaken her. Otherwise, she will live...
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The Princess and the Pea

Rachel Isadora · Putnam Juvenile
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When a prince sets out to find a princess to marry he soon discovers this is not a simple task There is no shortage of so-called princesses but how can he tell whether or not they are what they claim to be Then one night a great storm rages theres a knock on the palace gate and the princes...
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The Princess and the Pea in Miniature: After the Fairy Tale by Hans Christian Andersen;

Lauren Child · Hyperion Books for Children
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

Presents a re-telling of the well-known fairy tale of a young girl feels a pea through twenty mattresses and twenty featherbeds and proves she is a real princess.
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The Princess Test (Princess Tales)

Gail Carson Levine · HarperCollinsPublishers
Pages: 91
Format: Print book

Gail Carson Levine charmed the world with Ella Enchanted, her spirited retelling of the Cinderella story. Now this award-winning author turns her attention to two more classic fairy tales, and deftly turns them upside down and inside out with her trademark wit and hilarity.

In The Fairy's...

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Rapunzel

Rachel Isadora · G. P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora?s gorgeous collages breathe new life into this classic tale, capturing Rapunzel?s striking beauty and the lush African setting?a new home for this story?with wonderful details such as Rapunzel?s long dreadlocks and the prince?s noble steed?a zebra....
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Letters from Rapunzel

Sara Lewis Holmes · HarperCollins; Ages 8-12 OR Grades 4-8 edition
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Once upon a time there was a girl Lets call her Rapunzel A modern-day version Abandoned Alone Waiting for her hair to grow and dreaming of a way to escape from her tower She was trapped you see Not in the conventional fairy-tale waythis was the dreaded after-school Homework Club A desolate...
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Rapunzel

M. Dusikova · North-South
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

A retelling of the traditional tale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is imprisoned in a lonely tower by a witch.
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Rapunzel's Revenge

Shannon Hale · Bloomsbury USA Childrens; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Once upon a time, in a land you only think you know, lived a little girl and her mother . . . or the woman she thought was her mother.Every day, when the little girl played in her pretty garden, she grew more curious about what lay on the other side of the garden wall . . . a rather enormous...
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Rapunzel's Revenge

Shannon Hale · Bloomsbury USA Childrens; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Once upon a time, in a land you only think you know, lived a little girl and her mother . . . or the woman she thought was her mother.Every day, when the little girl played in her pretty garden, she grew more curious about what lay on the other side of the garden wall . . . a rather enormous...
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