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Monday, February 8, 2010

A Treasury of Princess Stories - Amy Ehrlich (Picture Book)



Released September 2009

www.candlewick.com

Reviewed by Bob Walch

For generations the stories of these iconic heroines have fascinated young children. Now Amy Ehrlich retells these classic tales making them even more accessible for the youngsters of today.

This collection of six, short, all time favorites includes "The Frog Prince", "The Princess and the Pea", "The Wild Swans", "The Twelve Dancing Princesses", "The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood" and "Snow White".

Along with Gary Blythe's full page, color illustrations, each story also begins with an enchanting pop-up scene from the story.  You'll find Snow White greeting the wicked queen at the door of the dwarfs' home and the princess Elise being carried aloft by nine swans.

This quintessential collection of princess stories will quickly become a bedtime favorite and a book the entire family can enjoy.

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