The practical princess Author:Jay Williams ; illustrated by Friso Henstra Princess Bedelia is as beautiful and graceful as a princess could hope to be. — She is also extremely practical. — For instance, she is able to slay a dragon, just by using a little common sense-- and a good bit of gunpowder. — Just like any ordinary beautiful and graceful princess, Bedelia finds herself imprisoned in a tower. But she carefully loo... more »ks around. There is a haystack. And the haystack is snoring! If fact, it isn't a haystack at all, but an enormous heap of blond hair. How does Bedelia manage to uncover for herself a handsome prince, outwit the old and crafty Lord Garp, and live happily ever after? By being very practical of course.
Jay Williams once again proves himself the master of the fairy tale with a new and humorous twist. Friso Henstra's illustrations are perfect for the text.« less